Middle Eastern Lamb & Quinoa Patties
lean minced lamb
toasted pine nuts
wholemeal pittas, toasted
- A little
These patties use quinoa, a wholegrain that is growing in popularity. The recipe provides two servings of wholegrain per person.
25 minutes to prepare
10 minutes to cook.
£1.50-£1.74 per serving
Total time 35 minutes
- Place the quinoa and 300ml cold water in a saucepan, bring to the boil and simmer gently for 20 minutes until the water has been absorbed. Allow to cool slightly.
- Meanwhile, mix together the lamb, harissa, tomato paste and pine nuts. Stir in the quinoa and divide into 8, mould into round pattie shapes.
- Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the patties for 8-10 minutes until cooked throughout, turning occasionally.
- Serve in toasted pittas with a little salad.
Serve with Tzatziki spooned into the pitta. Try moulded onto
kebab sticks and grilled before placing in the pittas.