Lamb Merguez Sausage Patties

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Lamb Merguez Sausage Patties


Original recipe makes 4 patties Change Servings

    1 teaspoon salt

    1/4 teaspoon fennel seeds

    1 teaspoon ground cumin

    1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

    1/2 teaspoon ground coriander

    1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric

    3 cloves garlic, peeled

    2 tablespoons harissa, or to taste (see Ingredient note)

    1 tablespoon tomato paste

    1 pound lean ground lamb

    1 tablespoon olive oil


    Combine salt and fennel seeds in a mortar and pestle and pound until fine. Stir cumin, cinnamon, coriander, turmeric, and garlic cloves into the salt mixture and continue grinding to form a thick paste. Stir in harissa sauce and tomato paste until combined.
    Combine ground lamb and the spice paste together with a fork in a large bowl. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
    Form sausage into patties. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook patties until no longer pink inside, 5 to 8 minutes per side, depending on the size of the patties.