Melting middle lamb burger recipe

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serves: 2
Skill: medium
Prep: 5 min
Cooking: 15 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 580 kCal 29%
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  • Our melting middle lamb burgers are sure to be a hit with the whole family...

    These melting middle lamb burgers are easy to prepare and taste amazing. These cheesy surprise in the middle will be a big hit with the kids and they are under 600 calories! Inside our melting middle lamb burgers we’ve used double Gloucester cheese but you could experiment with other cheeses if you prefer. These melting middle lamb burgers would be great in the warmer months on your barbecue too!

    To make the burgers is really simple as the only additional step from making a classic burger is you need to wrap your ball of lamb meat mixture around a handful of cheese. It’s so easy to make in fact that the kids could even join in with the prep and share the secret surprise of the oozy cheese filling.

    Using lamb for your burger rather than beef doesn’t make much of a difference in terms of the calories, however it does contain more health-promoting omega 3 fatty acids.

    Looking for that perfect healthy side dish to go with your cheesy lamb burger? Then why not try our recipe for delicious sweet potato wedges.


    • 250g packet lamb mince
    • 2 tbsp chopped fresh mint
    • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
    • 60-90g Double Gloucester cheese
    • Light olive oil, for drizzling
    • 2 ciabatta rolls or burger baps, halved and toasted
    • Rocket leaves and sliced tomato, to serve


    • Mix together the lamb with the mint and seasoning, divide in half and shape each into burger.

    • Cut the cheese in half and press a piece into the centre of each burger, pressing well over where it’s been inserted to seal it.

    • Heat a drizzle of oil in a frying pan. Add burgers. Cook them for 12-15 minutes over a medium heat, turning them occasionally until the cheese starts to ooze out, and the meat juices are clear when burger is pierced with a skewer.

    • Serve the burgers in toasted bread rolls or baps with rocket leaves underneath and sliced tomato on top

    Top tip for making Melting middle lamb burger

    This burger will taste delicious cooked on a BBQ

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