Photo by: Oxmoor House

Lamb Burgers with Feta-Cucumber Raita

Although lamb gives this burger the most flavor, feel free to substitute lean ground beef or turkey.

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 burger and 2 tablespoons raita)


  • none Feta-Cucumber Raita
  • 2/3 cup bulgur
  • 2 tablespoons chopped sun-dried tomato, packed without oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 pound lean ground lamb
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 none garlic cloves, minced
  • none Cooking spray
  • 6 none (2-ounce) onion sandwich buns
  • 6 none Bibb lettuce leaves
  • none Feta-Cucumber Raita


Prepare raita.

Combine bulgur, tomato, and lemon juice in a small bowl.

Bring broth to a boil and pour over bulgur mixture. Let stand 30 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.

Preheat broiler.

Combine bulgur mixture, lamb, and next 6 ingredients in a medium bowl. Divide lamb mixture evenly into 6 (1/2-inchthick) patties. Place patties on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray; broil 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness.

Top bottom half of each bun with a lettuce leaf; add burgers. Spoon Feta- Cucumber Raita evenly over burgers; top with remaining half of bun.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 391none
  • Fat: 14.4g
  • Saturated fat: 5.4g
  • Protein: 21.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 44.3g
  • Cholesterol: 53mg
  • Iron: 3.4mg
  • Sodium: 918mg
  • Calories from fat: 33%
  • Fiber: 5.0g
  • Calcium: 134mg

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