Juicy & Delicious Mixed Spice-Burgers

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


6 servings

Updated: Mar. 03, 2022
We like trying to make "street foods" at home, perfecting recipes for dishes like gyros and these spiced burgers, known as kofta. — Anne Henry, Toronto, Ontario
Juicy & Delicious Mixed Spice-Burgers Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh mint
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1-1/2 pounds lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • Optional: Lettuce leaves and refrigerated tzatziki sauce, optional


  1. Combine the first 9 ingredients. Add beef; mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into six 4x2-in. oblong patties.
  2. Grill patties, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat, 4-6 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160°. If desired, place on lettuce leaves and serve with sauce.

Nutrition Facts

1 burger: 192 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 71mg cholesterol, 259mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 22g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat.