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Greek Lamb Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce

Greek Lamb Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce

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  • Author: Eric Jones
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x


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


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For the lamb burger patties: 

  • 1 lb. Ground Lamb
  • 1 tbsp. Fresh Rosemary
  • 1 tsp. Oregano
  • 1 tsp. Parsley Flakes
  • 1 tsp. Basil Flakes
  • 1 tsp. Ground Nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp. Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. Himalayan Salt
  • 1 Large Organic Egg
  • 1/3 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese

For the Tzatziki Sauce: 

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

Burger condiments: 

  • 1 Tomato
  • 1 Red Onion
  • 1/2 cup Mediterranean Feta Cheese
  • 2 Ciabatta Buns
  • 1 Handful Fresh Arugula


  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 and place in a small bowl. Pull the amount of fresh dill needed. Add dill and all remaining ingredients. Whisk (paid link) together until smooth. Set to the side. 
  2. Pick the herbs from the fresh rosemary stick and chop into small pieces until you have 1 tablespoon. Add ground lamb into a large bowl along with rosemary and all remaining lamb ingredients. Mix using hands. Add egg and Parmesan cheese to lamb. Continue blending with hands then form patties into the desired size. 
  3. Heat cooking pan to medium heat and add 1 tablespoon olive oil. Cook lamb patties for 5 minutes on each side. Remove from heat and allow to rest.
  4. Cut your red onion and tomato into slices. Slice your ciabatta bun in half. Add butter and lightly toast in the oven on broil until the edges are golden brown.
  5. Build your burger by adding the Tzatziki Sauce to both sides of the bun, your tomato slice, arugula, red onion, add lamb patty on top. Place the Mediterranean Feta Cheese over the lamb patty then top off with bun. Serve immediately.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Grilled
  • Cuisine: Greek


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