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Lamb Burgers

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 burger)
Serve with microwave-roasted potatoes: Toss quartered red-skinned potatoes with minced garlic, salt, and butter, and microwave on HIGH, covered, for 15 minutes or until tender.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced red onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pound lean ground lamb
  • Cooking spray
  • 4 (2-ounce) hamburger buns, toasted
  • 4 red leaf lettuce leaves
  • 4 (1/4-inch-thick) slices tomato

Nutrition Information

  • calories 336
  • caloriesfromfat 26 %
  • fat 9.7 g
  • satfat 3.6 g
  • monofat 2.9 g
  • polyfat 2 g
  • protein 29.6 g
  • carbohydrate 30.9 g
  • fiber 2.3 g
  • cholesterol 79 mg
  • iron 4.3 mg
  • sodium 617 mg
  • calcium 134 mg

How to Make It

  1. Prepare broiler or grill pan.

  2. Combine first 9 ingredients. Divide lamb mixture into 4 equal portions, shaping each into a 3/4-inch-thick patty. Place patties on broiler or grill pan coated with cooking spray. Cook 4 minutes on each side or until done.

  3. Line bottom half of buns with lettuce leaves. Top each with 1 tomato slice, 1 patty, and top half of bun.