Pitta Bread Burgers

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Pitta Bread Burgers
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
35 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 5 min.
Ready in
Calories:
961
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie961 kcal(46 %)
Protein33.44 g(34 %)
Fat92.08 g(79 %)
Carbohydrates4.84 g(3 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage0.77 g(3 %)
Vitamin A52.37 mg(6,546 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E0.5 mg(4 %)
Vitamin B₁0.15 mg(15 %)
Vitamin B₂0.38 mg(35 %)
Niacin13.57 mg(113 %)
Vitamin B₆0.31 mg(22 %)
Folate48.54 μg(16 %)
Pantothenic acid1.27 mg(21 %)
Biotin7.93 μg(18 %)
Vitamin B₁₂3.71 μg(124 %)
Vitamin C4.09 mg(4 %)
Potassium415.86 mg(10 %)
Calcium53.9 mg(5 %)
Magnesium37.28 mg(12 %)
Iron3.15 mg(21 %)
Iodine13.53 μg(7 %)
Zinc8.63 mg(108 %)
Saturated fatty acids16.27 g
Cholesterol217.31 mg

Ingredients

for
4
For the lamb burgers
18 ounces ground lamb
1 clove garlic (crushed)
1 small onion (finely chopped)
¼ teaspoon ground Turmeric
1 teaspoon ground cilantro
¼ teaspoon ground Cumin
salt
freshly ground Black pepper
Oil (for brushing)
For the aioli
3 cloves garlic (crushed)
2 egg yolks
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1.333 cups olive oil
½ teaspoon lemon juice
salt
peppers
To serve
Flatbread (or pita)
Watercress
sliced tomatoes
How healthy are the main ingredients?
olive oilgarlicgarliconionTurmericCumin
Product recommendation
Don't use extra-lean mince as the fat is needed to help bind the burgers and keep them juicy. The aioli will keep covered in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Bowl, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Hand mixer, 1 Baking sheet, 1 Parchment paper, 1 Rubber spatula, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Measuring cups

Preparation steps

1.
Place the minced lamb in a mixing bowl and add the garlic, onion, turmeric, coriander and cumin. Season well with salt and pepper and mix by hand until combined.
2.
Shape the mixture into 4 burgers. Place the burgers on a tray and chill for at least 30 minutes.
3.
Heat the grill.
4.
Brush the burgers with a little oil and grill for about 5-6 minutes each side, until cooked through.
5.
For the aioli: put the garlic, egg yolks and mustard into a food processor or blender. Blend into a paste and very slowly drizzle in the olive oil to make a thick mayonnaise-like sauce.
6.
Add the lemon juice and season to taste with salt and pepper. Spoon into a serving bowl
7.
Slice open the bread and place the burgers inside the bread with watercress and tomatoes. Serve with the aioli.