Recipe courtesy of Tori Ritchie

Moroccan Lamb Sausage Patties

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 28 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 8 min
  • Yield: 4 to 8 servings
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Yogurt Sauce:

1 cup plain yogurt (regular or nonfat)

2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

Sausage Patties:

1 pound ground lamb or beef, not too lean

2 cloves garlic, minced or pressed

2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

1 tablespoon paprika (sweet or hot)

1 1/2 teaspoons salt

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon ground coriander

1/2 teaspoon ground allspice

Ground black pepper


  1. To prepare yogurt sauce: In a small bowl, mix yogurt, cilantro, and cumin. Set aside.
  2. To prepare sausage patties, put meat in a large bowl and add garlic, cilantro, vinegar, paprika, salt, and spices, including a generous grinding of pepper. Mix with your hands until well blended. Form mixture into 8 small patties. Cook patties on a barbecue (or in a nonstick frying pan or well-oiled skillet) until seared on the outside and cooked through inside, about 8 minutes total. Serve drizzled with yogurt sauce.