Lamb Burgers with Rosemary Yogurt Sauce

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  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Hands-on Time: 15 mins
  • Makes: 4 servings

Take a trip to the Mediterranean with this lamb burgers recipe, spiced with traditional Mediterranean spices and served with a simple tangy yogurt sauce.


  • 1 pound ground lamb

    7 cloves garlic, minced, divided

    1/4 red onion, minced

    1 1/2 teaspoons Simply Organic Cumin

    1 teaspoon Simply Organic Rosemary

    3/4 teaspoon sea salt or pink Himalayan salt, divided

    1/2 teaspoon Simply Organic Black Pepper, divided

    1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

    1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt

    1 tablespoon lemon juice

    4 whole wheat buns

    Lettuce and/or arugula, for garnish

    Sliced tomatoes, for garnish

    Sliced red onions, for garnish




    1. In a large mixing bowl, combine lamb, 6 cloves minced garlic, onion, cumin, rosemary, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. With clean hands, mix until well combined.

    2. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat olive oil.

    3. Divide meat into 4 even patties. When oil is hot, place patties on skillet and cook for about 3 minutes on each side, until cooked through. Remove from skillet and drain on a plate lined with a paper towel.

    4. In a small mixing bowl, combine yogurt, remaining 1 clove minced garlic, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, remaining 1/4 teaspoon black pepper and lemon juice. Stir until well combined.

    5. Assemble burgers on buns, then garnish with yogurt sauce, lettuce and/or arugula, tomatoes and onions.

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