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Lamb burgers with feta-yogurt sauce and cucumber, tomato, onion, dill salad

A Jersey girl through and through, Carolyn grew up spending her summers down in Avalon, NJ. As a young girl, she often cooked alongside her mother and grandmother, whose seafood creations instilled a true passion for fresh, local produce...

Burger night just got interesting!

Change up your burger routine with these super delicious lamb burgers with feta-yogurt sauce and cucumber, tomato, onion, dill salad!

Lamb burgers with feta-yogurt sauce and cucumber, tomato, onion, dill salad

These lamb burgers are chock-full of fresh and vibrant flavors! Form the burgers ahead of time and keep them in the fridge under plastic wrap until ready to grill!

Lamb burgers with feta-yogurt sauce and cucumber, tomato, onion, dill salad

Yields 4-5 burgers

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound ground lamb
  • 1/2 cup finely diced onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh cracked pepper
  • 4-6 burger buns (lightly toasted if desired)
  • Feta-yogurt sauce (recipe follows)
  • Cucumber, tomato, onion, dillsSalad (recipe follows)

Directions:

  1. Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl and form into small to medium patties.
  2. Preheat grill to medium-high. Spray lamb burgers with cooking spray on both sides or lightly brush with olive oil.
  3. Place burgers on the grill, close the lid and allow them to cook undisturbed for 5 minutes. Open grill lid, flip the burgers and cook an additional 5-6 minutes with the lid closed. (Never press down on the lamb burgers while cooking.)
  4. Remove the burgers from the grill and allow them for rest 4-5 minutes to distribute and retain juices.
  5. Top burgers with the feta-yogurt sauce and cucumber, tomato, onion, dill salad.

Cucumber, tomato, onion, dill salad recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 1/2 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium tomato, seeded and diced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  •  1/4 cup Italian dressing
  • Pinch of salt and pepper

Directions:

  1. Mix all together, adjust seasoning to taste. Serve with the lamb burgers on the side or on top.

Feta-yogurt sauce recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek style yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise (optional)
  • 2-1/2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • Scant pinch of salt

Directions:

  1. Mix all together, adjust taste as needed. Serve on top of lamb burgers. Can be made 2 days ahead, keep chilled.

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