MLA Latino Style Lamb Burger

  • Prep time 1Hr, 5Min
  • Cook time 10Min
  • Technique Grill, Sear
  • Meat Lamb
  • Cut Ground
  • Serves 4

Latino Style Lamb Burger


Ingredients :
1 ¼ pounds ground lamb
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon finely chopped onion
1 teaspoon cumin
3 teaspoons fresh chopped coriander (leaves only)
Salt and pepper
Queso fresco
Ciabatta rolls
Lettuce leaves

Ingredients for Mayonnaise:
1 cup good quality mayonnaise
1 tablespoon finely chopped chipotle
1 tablespoon adobo sauce from chipotle can
1 tablespoon finely chopped coriander leaves

Ingredients for Pico de Gallo:
2 large ripe tomatoes, finely chopped
1 jalapeño chili, seeded and finely chopped
1-2 red onions, finely chopped
½ bunch coriander, finely chopped
1 lime, juiced
Pinch of salt and black pepper


Mix the lamb ingredients together without overworking the meat. Form into four 5 ounce patties, and refrigerate for one hour.

Mix all mayonnaise ingredients together and refrigerate for one hour.

Mix all pico de gallo ingredients together and refrigerate for 1 hour.

Cook the burgers on a medium-hot grill, turning once until cooked through.

Spread mayonnaise on the bottom of the Ciabatta bun, place the burger patties, then queso fresco, lettuce leaves and top with Pico de Gallo.