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How to make easy moroccan burgers

These burgers are quick and tasty. They have a wonderful middle eastern flavor. The original recipe came from an old Weight Watchers book, so they are not overly caloric.

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INGREDIENTS
Gather all your ingredients.

Gather all your ingredients.

Put the meat into a large mixing bowl. I like to use ground turkey

Put the meat into a large mixing bowl. I like to use ground turkey

Add the currents. I like to be extra generous here. The currents add a pleasant sweetness.

Add the currents. I like to be extra generous here. The currents add a pleasant sweetness.

Next add the tomato paste.

Next add the tomato paste.

Add ground cumin. Again, I like a generous amount.

Add ground cumin. Again, I like a generous amount.

Add ground cinnamon, salt and pepper.

Add ground cinnamon, salt and pepper.

Spray or oil a large nonstick griddle and set over medium heat.

Spray or oil a large nonstick griddle and set over medium heat.

Form the meat mixture into burgers and place on hot pan. Cook, turning once 3-4 minutes on each side for medium.

Form the meat mixture into burgers and place on hot pan. Cook, turning once 3-4 minutes on each side for medium.

I like them to form a crust.

I like them to form a crust.

I like to serve with taboule, tzadeki, roasted red peppers and eggplant, and humus. The burgers are also delicious served as a sandwich on pita or multigrain buns.

  • 1.0lb Lean turkey, beef or lamb
  • 2.0Tbsp Dried currents
  • 1.0Tbsp Tomato paste
  • 1.0tsp Ground cumin
  • 1/2tsp Ground cinnamon
  • 3/4tsp Salt
  • 1/4tsp Freshly ground pepper