Lamb Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce

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Serves: 4

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

About Lamb Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce

This Lamb Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce recipe effortlessly combines robust flavors and Mediterranean charm. Tender ground lamb patties are skillfully seasoned with a delightful blend of aromatic herbs and spices, nestled within a lightly toasted bun and finished with a generous dollop of homemade tzatsiki sauce.  The sauce is the perfect blend of creamy and tangy infused with fresh cucumbers, mint, and zesty lemon. With each savory bite, the harmony of flavors dances on your palate, transporting you to the sun-drenched shores of the Greek Isles.

Ingredients for Lamb Burgers

1/4 cup bread crumbs

1/4 cup onion, minced

1/4 cup ricotta cheese

1 large egg, beaten

1 clove garlic, minced

1/4 cup fresh mint, minced

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon ground coriander

1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes

1 pound ground lamb

Ingredients for Tzatziki

1/2 English cucumber, grated

1 cup plain Greek yogurt

2 tablespoons fresh mint, minced

Juice of 1 lemon

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Optional: 4 hamburger buns


01In a bowl, add bread crumbs, onion, feta, egg, garlic, mint, 1 teaspoon salt, cumin, coriander, cinnamon, red pepper flakes, and ground lamb and mix together well. Shape into 4 equal patties.
02In a second bowl, mix together grated cucumber, yogurt, mint, lemon, oil, 1 teaspoon salt, and pepper.
03Heat a grill over medium heat and lightly oil the grates.
04Add the burgers to the grill and cook on one side for 5 minutes. Flip and cook on other side for 5 minutes more. Transfer to a platter and serve with tzatziki and optional buns.

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