So the next time I went to the store,
BOOM, lamb on sale + coupon=amazing deal.
You guys, I'm so serious, these were AMAZING.
Do you like gyros?
You will like these!
Perfectly cooked lamb burgers + tzatziki=tasty
What a great twist on a traditional burger.
It was such a nice change.
THIS is the reason I love this challenge.
Finding absolutely amazing recipes that I would have NEVER tried otherwise.
Thank you Martha for the great recipes and inspiration.
Try these...thats an order!
Greek Style Mini Lamb Burgers
1 1/2 lbs ground lamb
1/2 small onion, minced (1/4 cup)
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
2 tsp chopped fresh oregano or 1 tsp dried
4 pita breads
4 pita breads
2 med beefsteak tomatoes, sliced for serving
shredded lettuce for garnish (optional)
1/2 english cucumber, peeled, seeded and grated
1/2 cup plain yogurt
2 tsp fresh lemon juice
2 tsp chopped fresh mint
1 small garlic clove, minced
Heat grill to high. Make tzatziki in a med bowl, combine the cucumber, yogurt, lemon juice, mint and garlic; season with S&P. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
Make the burgers; in a med bowl, use a fork to gently combine the lamb, onion, parsley and oregano; season with S&P. Gently form the mixture into 16 small patties, about 3/4 in thick. Grill until med-rare, 2-3 min per side.
To serve, warm pitas on the grill
halve pitas and fill with tzatziki , burgers and tomatoes.
Logan Rating: ****