Dinner : Merguez Burgers with Greek Salad
For the burgers, combine a pound of ground lamb with about a tablespoon of each of the following : ground fennel, ground cumin, ground coriander. Add 3 minced garlic cloves, 2 tablespoons of harissa and a tiny pinch of cinnamon. Form into four patties and grill for about 3 minutes per side for medium rare. Serve on toasted burger rolls or English muffins.
For the salad, place the following ingredients in a large bowl : peeled and diced cucumber, diced tomato, pitted and minced kalamata olives, diced red onion, a dash of dried oregano, minced fresh parsley and crumbled feta. Add a few splashes of olive oil and red wine vinegar and a pinch of salt. Toss to combine, serve on a bed of fresh baby spinach.