Greek Lamb Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce

Greek Lamb Burgers With Tzatziki Sauce Recipe

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Amy Scotti


My family loves to have a change up to the everyday burger-this is one variation I came up with. We love the bold flavors of Greek food, and now we can have it in a burger!
You can change up the recipe with different kinds of bread-but we love pita bread.


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10 Min
15 Min



  • 2 lb
    ground lamb
  • 1/2 c
    feta cheese, crumbled, can be low-fat
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp
    dried dill

  • 12 oz
    greek yogurt, can be fat-free
  • 2
    cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2
    hot house cucumber, finely chopped
  • 1
    lemon, juiced
  • ·
    dried oregano, dill and mint, to taste

  • ·
    kalamata olives, chopped
  • ·
    seeded tomatoes, chopped
  • ·
    onion, chopped
  • BUN

  • 6
    small pita pockets, can be whole wheat

How to Make Greek Lamb Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce


  1. Mix burger ingredients and form into 6 equal patties. Be gentle. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. PLace on hot grill, about 7 minutes per side for medium rare. Longer if you like them more well done.
  3. Make sauce. Mix yogurt with chopped garlic, cucumber and lemon juice. Add herbs and salt to taste. You can add more lemon if you like a tarter sauce.
  4. Add 1 burger to each pita pocket and top with onion, tomato and olives. Serve with the tzatziki sauce.

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About Greek Lamb Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes, Burgers
Main Ingredient: Lamb
Regional Style: Greek
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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