Recipe Details

A simple burger becomes a flavor superstar with layers of bold flavor. Season the burger patty with harissa to give the impression of a lamb burger (it's a beef patty!) and top with harissa aioli and tangy quick pickles.  This recipe features our new Global Blends Harissa Seasoning.

Harissa Aioli
  1. In a bowl combine mayonnaise and harissa seasoning. Cover and refrigerate until service.

Quick Pickles

  1. In a sauce pot combine vinegar, water, dill weed, salt, peppercorns, mustard seed and garlic. Bring mixture to a boil. Remove from heat and stir until salt is fully dissolved.
  2. Place cucumbers in a deep container. Pour hot vinegar mixture overtop cucumbers. Cool completely. Cover and refrigerate until service.

Service

  1. Set grill to medium high. For each serving, season a burger patty on both sides with 1 teaspoon of harissa seasoning. Grill burger to desired doneness.
  2. While burger is being grilled, grill 2 slices of halloumi and 1 bun.
  3. Spread 1 tablespoon of harissa aioli on each the heel and crown of the toasted bun. Place 1/4 cup of spinach on the base of the bun. Top with grilled patty, grilled halloumi, 4 slices of quick pickles and 1 set of sliced red onion rings. Top with crown of bun. Serve hot alongside desired accompaniments.

CHEF’s TIP!

The Harissa Aioli on this burger build is great for any sandwich or wrap!