Lamb & Haloumi Burger with spicy tomato relish

Lamb & Haloumi Burger with spicy tomato relish

There is nothing more Australian than a lamb burger and this has a Mediterranean twist with the addition of haloumi.

Prep Time

15 min

Cooking Time

30 min


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 brown onion, finely diced
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 500 g lamb mince
  • 120 g lamb sausages, casings removed
  • 4 pieces sliced haloumi
  • 2/3 cup spicy tomato relish
  • 1/2 cup Hellmann's Real Mayonnaise
  • 120 g rocket
  • 4 Turkish bread rolls
  • 400 g frozen oven fries, cooked according to the instructions on the packaging


  • Preheat the oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Cook diced onion for 8 minutes, stirring regularly, until golden brown. Remove and transfer to a large bowl. In the same pan, add a little more oil and then cook red onion for 8 minutes until golden brown.

  • Add lamb mince, lamb sausage meat, mustard to the cooked diced onion. Season to taste with black pepper. Mix well. Shape the lamb mince mixture into 4 patties.

  • Heat a little more oil in the frying pan over medium high heat. Cook for 4-5 minutes each side or until browned and cooked through. Transfer to a plate, cover to keep warm.

  • Add haloumi cheese to the pan and cook for 1-2 minutes each side or until golden brown.

  • Assemble the burger in the following order: toasted bottom burger bun, Hellmann's Real Mayonnaise, rocket, lamb patty, Haloumi cheese, grilled red onion, Napolitana sauce and finally top burger bun. Serve with fries.