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Moroccan Harissa Burger

A gluten free burger creation with the flavors of North Africa to make this Moroccan Harissa Burger - sweet and spicy and satisfying.
Course dinner
Cuisine Burgers, Harissa, Moroccan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Author Feed Your Soul Too


  • 2 Lbs Ground Turkey
  • 2 Whole Carrots peeled and diced
  • 2 Stalks Celery diced
  • 3/4 Whole Red Onion diced
  • 2 Tbsp Mild Harissa
  • 2 Tsp Ground Cumin
  • 2 Tsp Ground Coriander
  • 2 Tsp Black Pepper
  • 2 Tsp Salt
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil divided

Harissa Aioli

  • 1/4 Cup Mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp Harissa


  1. Heat 1 tbsp of the oil in a skillet on medium heat.  Add all the vegetables and soften for a couple of minutes.  Add all the spices and harissa, mix well and cook for 2 - 3 more minutes.  Take off flame and let cool.

    Add the spiced, softened vegetables to the ground turkey.  Mix well and form into 6 equal patties.  Heat the remaining oil in a cast iron skillet on medium high heat.  Add the burgers and cook on each side for 5 - 6 minutes.  

    Mix together the mayonnaise and harissa to make the aioli.

    Serve the Harissa Burger and top with the harissa aioli, fresh cucumbers and caramlized red onions.