chef Aaron Brooks The Great Aussie Burger

  • Prep time 30Min
  • Cook time 15Min
  • Technique
  • Meat Lamb
  • Cut Shoulder
  • Serves 2

Looking for a delicious natural lamb recipe? Try out this tasty recipe for "The Great Aussie Burger" from the experts at Australian Lamb!


 Everything’s just a little different (dare we say better?) Down Under – even the burger, done in a classic style with beets, pineapple, bacon and a fried egg.

12 ounces ground Australian lamb
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 small onion, finely diced
salt and freshly ground pepper
2 tablespoon olive oil
2 slices cheddar cheese

To Serve:
2 hamburger buns, split and toasted
2 lettuce leaves
1 tomato, sliced
4 slices pickled beets
pineapple, thinly sliced
tomato ketchup
4 bacon strips
2 eggs


Place the lamb, garlic, onion in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper and mix together. Using clean hands, massage the burger mix until combined. Shape the mixture into two patties, place on a plate, cover and refrigerate up to 30 minutes.

Preheat the oven to 300°F. Heat oil in a large, non-stick fry pan over medium heat. Cook the patties for 3 minutes on each side or until almost cooked through.

Transfer to a baking sheet and top each patty with a slice of cheese. Place in the oven for 3-5 minutes or until cheese melts. While cheese is melting, cook bacon and eggs in fry pan.

Spread the hamburger bun base with butter then layer lettuce, tomato, beets, lamb patty, pineapple, tomato ketchup, bacon and egg. Cover with bun tops and serve.