Lamb Burgers

Lamb Burgers Recipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Buffy Hargett
Easy side: Serve this with tabbouleh salad. We tested with Near East Taboule Mix Wheat Salad.


Makes 6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 30 Minutes
Total: 30 Minutes


1 cup fat-free Greek yogurt
1/2 cup grated cucumber
1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh mint
3 garlic cloves, pressed and divided
1 3/4 teaspoons salt, divided
2 pounds ground lamb
1/4 cup minced red onion
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh mint
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh oregano
1 tablespoon whole grain mustard
4 hamburger buns
Toppings: Bibb lettuce, sliced tomatoes, sliced red onion, dill pickle chips


1. Preheat grill to 350° to 400° (medium-high) heat. Stir together first 3 ingredients, 1 pressed garlic clove, and 1/2 tsp. salt. Cover and chill until ready to serve.

2. Gently combine lamb, next 4 ingredients, and remaining 2 pressed garlic cloves and 1 1/4 tsp. salt. Shape mixture into 6 (4-inch) patties.

3. Grill patties, covered with grill lid, 5 to 6 minutes on each side or to desired degree of doneness. Serve burgers on buns with yogurt sauce and desired toppings.


May 2011
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