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Lamb, spinach and feta burgers

Total Time
30 min
15 min
15 min
Liven up your Friday night with these fabulous burgers! Succulent lamb, feta and spinach filled patties are encased in crispy grilled eggplant. A light and delicious way to start the weekend.


Lean lamb mince

400 g

Brown onion

1 medium, grated

Baby spinach

50 g, coarsely chopped

Reduced fat feta cheese

100 g, crumbled

Wholemeal bread

35 g, made to (1/2 cup) breadcrumbs

Olive oil

2 tsp


1 large, cut into 8 thick slices

99% fat-free, plain Greek yoghurt, unsweetened

½ cup(s), (120g)

Fresh mint

2 tbs, shredded


125 g, baby

Oil spray

1 x 3 second spray(s)


  1. Combine mince, onion, spinach, feta and breadcrumbs in a large bowl. Season and mix until well combined. Divide into 4 portions. Form each portion into an 8cm large patty. Heat oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Cook burgers for 5-8 minutes each side or until cooked through.
  2. Meanwhile, preheat oven grill. Lightly spray eggplant with oil and place on a baking tray. Grill for 4-5 minutes each side or until golden and cooked through.
  3. Combine yoghurt and mint in a small bowl.
  4. Top 4 eggplant slices each with a lamb burger. Layer with rocket and another slice of eggplant. Top with minted yoghurt.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Mixed baby tomatoes and roasted cauliflower florets sprinkled with cumin seeds (cook in a moderate oven for 20-30 minutes or until tender and golden).