Autumn Winter Welsh Lamb Burgers with Hot Coleslaw

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Monday 8th June 2015


450g (1lb) lean Welsh Lamb mince

15ml (1tbsp) oil

2 cloves garlic, crushed

1 red onion, quartered and thinly sliced


50g (2oz) hard cheese, eg, Cheddar, cut into small 1cm cubes

15ml (1tbsp) oil

¼ red cabbage, shredded

1 red apple, cored and thinly sliced

4 spring onions, sliced

Pinch of dried cinnamon

10ml (2tsp) English mustard

45ml (3tbsp) mayonnaise


  1. Heat oil in a small pan, add the garlic and onion, and cook until starting to soften. Allow to cool slightly. Into a large bowl put the lamb mince, seasoning, cheese, onion and garlic. Mix together thoroughly.
  2. Divide the mixture into four and shape into burgers – any cheese cubes showing, just push into the mince. Place under a preheated grill and cook for about 12 minutes until golden and cooked through.
  3. To make the coleslaw: Heat oil in a pan and lightly stir-fry cabbage, apple and spring onions for 2-3 minutes. Remove from the heat and place in serving dish. Mix together in a small bowl the cinnamon, mustard and mayonnaise.
  4. Serve burgers with toasted flat breads or pittas and hot coleslaw topped with a dollop of mayo.

Recipe Information

Serves 4
Calories 486 kcals
Cooking Time

Nutrition Information

Calories 486 kcal

Energy 2015kJ

Fat 38g

Saturates 10.1g

Salt 1.5g

Iron 2.3g

5-a-day 1

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