Merguez Spice Burger

November 7, 2013

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If you love our Merguez sausages as much as we do, you’ll enjoy this easy recipe for a delicious spicy burger. Made with all the goodness of our 100% grass-fed meats and some moroccan spiciness, it’ll be a hit!

Find the meat in our cafe freezer, or at our stand at the Old Town farmers market on Saturdays, 7am – noon.

1 lb 100% grass-fed ground lamb
1 lb 100% grass-fed ground beef
2 tbsp merguez spice (recipe to follow)
4 whole wheat buns
Sliced onion
Dijon Mustard

Combine the lamb, beef and spices in a bowl. Form into 4 patties and either pan sear or grill burgers till done to your liking.

Toast the buns then spread Dijon mustard on one side. Garnish burger with grilled onions and lettuce before serving.

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Merguez Spice Recipe

1 tbsp Cumin seeds
1 tbsp Fennel seeds
1 tbsp Coriander seeds
¼ cup Sweet paprika
1 tbsp Freshly ground black pepper
1 tsp Ground allspice
1 ½ tsp Cayenne pepper

Toast cumin, fennel and coriander seeds in a pan over low heat for about a minute until fragrant. Cool completely, grind the toasted seeds to a powder and blend with remaining ingredients. Store in an air tight container. Can last up to 6 months.

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