Recipe:Greek Lamb Burgerswith Tzatziki

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes

No need to slave away in the kitchen for hours to get a perfect restaurant-style lamb burger! Our recipe is just as delicious and quick to make, with a side of tzatziki to bring out the lamb's true flavors. Opa! Serves 4 - .

Ingredients

Serving Size
  • Ground Lamb, thawed

    1 lb
    Qty 2 lbs
    $6.98
  • Garlic Clove, minced

    Qty 1 Clove
  • Onion, finely minced

    Qty ½
  • Lemon Zest

    Qty 1 tsp.
  • Ground Cumin

    Qty ½ tsp.
  • Egg

    Qty 1
  • Breadcrumbs

    Qty 2 Tbsp.
  • Coarse Sea Salt

    1 bottle
    Qty To taste
    $5.38
  • Garnishes:

  • BRIOCHE HAMBURGER BUNS - CUSANOS

    8 pieces
    Qty 4 buns
    $3.48
  • Red Onion, thinly sliced

  • Green Leaf Lettuce Leaves, washed

    Qty 4 Leaves
  • Red Bell Pepper

    Qty 1
  • Tzatziki Sauce:

  • Cucumber

    Qty 1
  • Mint Leaves

    Qty ¼ Cup
  • Garlic Clove, chopped

    Qty 1 Clove
  • Lemon Juice

    Qty 1 Tbsp.
  • Greek Yogurt

    Qty 1 Cup
  • Coarse Sea Salt

    1 bottle
    Qty ½ tsp.
    $5.38
  • Freshly Ground Black Peppercorns

    1 bottle
    Qty ¼ tsp.
    $5.78

Cooking
Instructions

  1.  Lamb Burger: In a bowl, combine the ground lamb, garlic, onion, lemon zest, salt, cumin, egg and breadcrumbs. Form into patties, cover and place in the refrigerator until ready to use.
  2. Tzatziki: Peel and seed the cucumber. Dice the cucumber and place in a bowl. Add the mint leaves, garlic, lemon juice, yogurt and salt. Stir and refrigerate until ready to use.
  3. Grilling: Grill the peppers on medium high until slightly charred and cut into strips. Place on a platter with the other garnishes.
  4. Place lamb burgers on the hot grill or skillet and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side or until internal temperature reaches 145°F.*
  5. Assemble burgers by placing burger on a bun, top with two tablespoons of Tzatziki, red onion slices, red bell pepper strips and lettuce.
    *USDA recommends cooking ground meats to a minimum internal temperature of 160°F.

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