Greek Lamb Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce

Greek Lamb Burgers With Tzatziki Sauce Recipe

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Amy Scotti

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@absdvlsfan

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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Grill

Ingredients

BURGER

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

TZATZIKI SAUCE

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

TOPPINGS

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

Step-by-Step

  • 1Mix burger ingredients and form into 6 equal patties. Be gentle. Season with salt and pepper.
  • 2PLace on hot grill, about 7 minutes per side for medium rare. Longer if you like them more well done.
  • 3Make 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.
  • 4Add 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