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Spiced Lamb Patties with Nutty Garlic Sauce

Spiced Lamb Patties with Nutty Garlic Sauce

– 2 Garlic cloves, chopped

– ¼ C almond butter

– 4 TB lemon juice, divided

– 6 TB olive oil

– 1 Tsp. black pepper

– 1 lb. ground lamb

– ½ medium onion, finely chopped

– ¼ C parsley, finely chopped

– ½ tsp cumin

– ¼ head of red cabbage, thinly sliced

– ¼ hot house/English cucumber, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced

– 2 radishes, thinly sliced

– 4 pita breads

– Cilantro and mint leaves


Wisk garlic, almond butter, 2 TB lemon juice, 2 TB oil and 2 TB water. Season with salt and pepper and set aside.

Mix together lamb, onion, parsley, coriander, cumin, 2 TB oil, salt and pepper. Form into 12 patties. Heat heavy skillet over medium heat. Cook patties, about 4 minutes each side.

In a medium bowl, mix the cabbage, cucumber, radishes, cilantro, mint, 2 TB lemon juice and 2 TB oil.

Serve lamb patties in the pita bread with the cabbage salad and herb leaves.