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Lamb Burgers with Rosemary Yogurt Sauce

Lamb Burgers with Rosemary Yogurt Sauce

Total Time: 00h 20m
Hands-on Time: 00h 15m
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.

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground lamb
  • 7 cloves garlic, minced + divided
  • 1/4 red onion, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Simply OrganicĀ® Cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Simply OrganicĀ® Rosemary
  • 3/4 teaspoon sea salt or pink Himalayan salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon Simply OrganicĀ® 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

Directions

  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.