Lamb Burgers

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Buffy Hargett

Easy side: Serve this with tabbouleh salad. We tested with Near East Taboule Mix Wheat Salad.

Yield: Makes 6 servings
Recipe from Southern Living

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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. 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. 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. 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.
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