Spiced Lamb Patty With Fig And Mustard Sauce

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Mar. 17, 2007

It's been awhile, but we've been working hard! Melissa answers viewer mail, drops some science, and duels to the death - all while cooking dinner for 2 and spending less than 10. Thanks, everyone, for your continued support. I'll try not to disappoint you.


Lean ground lamb 1 Pound
Egg 1
Mint 2 Tablespoon , crushed
Savory 2 Teaspoon
Thyme 2 Teaspoon
Rosemary 1⁄2 Tablespoon
Caraway seeds 1⁄2 Tablespoon
Salt To Taste
Pepper To Taste
Garlic powder 2 Teaspoon
Minced onion 1 Tablespoon
Fig preserves 1 Tablespoon
Country mustard 1 Tablespoon



1) Preheat the broiler.


2) Spiced lamb patty: In a frying pan or skillet, add all the seasonings and lightly toast over a medium heat for just a minute to bring out the aroma and flavor of the spices.

3) In a mixing bowl, combine the spices, ground lamb and egg together.

4) Mix thoroughly and shape the mixture into two patties, about a half-inch thick.

5) In a lightly greased broiler pan, lay the lamb patties.

6) Place the broiler pan 3 to 4 inches from the heat source and broil for about 8 to 10 minutes.


7)Fig and mustard sauce: In a bowl, combine one part country mustard with three parts fig preserves.


8) Spoon the fig and mustard sauce over the spiced lamb patties and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Very Easy
Preparation Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 2