Recipe Courtesy of Chef Bjarni Gunnar Kristinsson

Yield: 6 Cooking Time: 2 Hours Difficulty: Medium Full Episode: A Taste of Iceland (Season 6)


  1. Put the lamb in a large bowl with the onion, garlic, egg yolk, breadcrumbs, half the mint, the oregano and Worcestershire sauce.
  2. Season and mix with your hands, until all the ingredients are well combined. Shape into six small burgers, cover and chill for 30 minutes.
  3. Place on the barbecue or griddle and cook for 5-6 minutes each side, until cooked through. Mix the rest of the mint with the yogurt and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Serve the burgers in buns with the minty yogurt, lettuce, tomatoes and red onion.


Mixing Bowl
Barbecue or griddle
Full Episode: A Taste of Iceland (Season 6)


  • Burgers
  • 250 grams (9 oz.) Minced Lamb
  • 1 Onion, small, finely chopped
  • 1 Garlic Clove, finely chopped
  • 1 Egg Yolk
  • 25 grams (1 oz.) White Breadcrumbs, fresh
  • 1 small bunch Angelica (Icelandic anis herb)
  • 1 tablespoon Wild Fresh Chervil, or another fresh herb, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons Natural Yogurt
  • 6 Mini Burger Buns
  • Garnish
  • Tomatoes, sliced
  • Lettuce
  • Red Onion
  • Salt & Pepper