Quick and tasty Lamb Burgers


If you are looking for something fresh, local and super tasty then try The Farm Foodies’ lamb burgers from The Lamb Van. Made from local, NIFQA lamb from County Antrim, these burgers are sure to please the family as a mid week meal or delicious cooked on the BBQ with added tomatoes, onions, cheese or pickles… whatever takes your fancy.

This recipe is quick and easy to make with only a few ingredients which you can easily pick up and start cooking – minimum fuss, maximum taste:

  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 500g minced lamb
  • 125g breadcrumbs


Step 1 Whisk together egg, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl.
Step 2 Add the lamb mince and bread crumbs and mix with your hands or a fork until well blended.
Step 3 Form into four 3/4-inch-thick patties.
Step 4 Place patties into preheated pan and cook 4 to 6 minutes per side

Step 5 Add cheese, tomatoes, onions, pickles… as desired.

Serve piping hot. Enjoy!

To get the freshest lamb, pick up The Lamb Van’s range of small, medium and large fresh and frozen lamb meat boxes available through local retail outlets in Co. Antrim and via The Lamb Van website click here to shop online.

Look out for our Shepherdess Supper events happening throughout the year on our events page and social media – you don’t want to miss the chance to sample The Lamb Van’s delicious lamb cooked by a local chef and other tasty local dishes.

Check out The Farm Foodies’ range of fresh, local products sold @Jam at the Doorstep Farm shop in Armoy – open Thur – Sat 11am – 5pm – Click here for details 

The Farm Foodies

We celebrate the extraordinary food that is available locally in the Causeway Coast and Glens – because we know it, grow it and produce it ourselves. Currently we are two enterprising women entrepreneurs living on local farms in County Antrim – Ballykenver Farmshop & Kitchen and The Lamb Van. We both share a deep understanding of what makes food from this part of the world so very special, and why everyone should share in it !

Slow Food Movement

The Farm Foodies are members of Slow Food Causeway, coordinated by Taste Causeway which is an accredited member of Slow Food UK, part of a global grassroots organisation that is committed to making good, clean and fair food.  It’s a sign of genuinely sustainable food that is unique to the area, that doesn’t harm the environment in its growth or production, and that is for and available to everyone.

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