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Harissa Lamb Sliders

By Bobby Lozano

Who doesn’t love sliders? These bite-size burgers are great for any gathering. Even those who aren’t usually a fan of lamb will enjoy this flavor combination. This recipe combines flavors from the Mediterranean and Middle East into a very American dish.

Cannot find harissa? Try adding a pepper jelly or cayenne to the mix.


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Makes 6 sliders
Lamb Sliders

Cucumber Yogurt Sauce

  • 1/2 cup shredded cucumber (1 cucumber)
  • 1 5.3 oz container plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 lime juice
  • 1 tsp Dizzy Pig Bombay Curry seasoning
  • 6 mini Brioche buns
  • 1/2 cup crumbled Feta cheese



  1. Heat the Big Green Egg cooker to 400°F
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine ground lamb, harissa, and Happy Nancy seasoning and mix well by hand
  3. Form the lamb into 6 patties, about palm size to fit slider buns
  4. Shred cucumber with a cheese grater to make half a cup, and place into towel to squeeze out excess liquid
  5. Make yogurt sauce: Combine cucumber, yogurt, lime juice, and Bombay Curry seasoning, mix well, cover and refrigerate
  6. Optional: with the remaining cucumber, remove some of the seeds, cut into thin slices, and roll each into a tight curl secured with toothpicks

Make sliders

  1. Place patties on the Big Green Egg on direct heat and cook for 4 minutes on each side
  2. On brioche bun, stack patties, feta, yogurt sauce, and top bun
  3. Garnish with curled cucumber if desired