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Greek Lamb Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce

Greek Lamb Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce


  • Author: Eric Jones
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x

Description

Slide over ground beef burger, the Greek Lamb Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce is in the building!


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Ingredients

  • 1 lb Ground Lamb 
  • 1 Large Organic Egg
  • 1/3 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 Tomato 
  • 1 Red Onion
  • 1/2 cup Mediterranean Feta Cheese
  • 2 Ciabatta Buns
  • 1 Handful Fresh Arugula 
  • 1 tsp. Oregano 
  • 1 tsp. Parsley Flakes
  • 1 tbsp. Fresh Rosemary
  • 1 tsp. Basil Flakes
  • 1 tsp. Ground Nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp. Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. Himalayan Salt

For the Tzatziki Sauce: 

  • 5 oz. Greek Yogurt
  • 1 Cucumber
  • 1 tbsp. Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp. Minced Garlic
  • 1 tsp. Fresh Dill
  • 1 tbsp. Parsley Flakes
  • 1/2 tsp. Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/2 Himalayan Salt

Instructions

  1. Begin by making the Tzatziki sauce. Peel the skin of the cucumber and chop into small pieces. Drain the juices by squeezing with hands. Set in bowl. 
  2. Pull the amount of dill needed and add to the bowl. Add all remaining ingredients. Whisk together until smooth. Set to the side. 
  3. Pick the herbs from the rosemary stick and chop into small pieces until you have 1 tbsp. Add ground lamb into a large bowl then sprinkle rosemary and all all remaining seasonings in the bowl. Mix with hands. Add egg and Parmesan cheese to lamb. Continue blending with hands then form patties to desired size. 
  4. Pre-heat cooking pan to medium heat and add 1 tbsp olive oil. Cook lamb patties for 5 minutes on each side. Remove from heat and allow to rest.
  5. Cut your red onion and tomato into desired slices. 
  6. Slice your ciabatta bun in half. Add butter and slightly toast in the oven on broil until the edges begin to brown.
  7. Build your burger by adding the Tzatziki Sauce to both sides of the bun, add tomato slice, arugula and red onion, add lamb patty on top. Place the Mediterranean Feta Cheese over the lamb patty then top off with bun. Serve immediately.

  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Grilled
  • Cuisine: Greek

Nutrition

  • Calories: 562
  • Sodium: 762mg
  • Fat: 22g
  • Protein: 61.4g
  • Cholesterol: 228mg

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