Open Faced Mediterranean Lamb Burger

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If you haven’t tried lamb as a part of a deliciously nutritious meal, you don’t know what you’re missing. This delicious Lamb Burger is made with only 100% clean, fresh ingredients. The winning combination of ground lamb and savory spices will make this recipe a lamb burger delicacy in your home. It’s the sauce that really makes the flavor of the burger stand out. Made with the unique combination of Greek Yogurt, pistachios, and cilantro, this creamy addition does something special for the palate. Serve this lamb burger meal atop a whole wheat pita round for a tasty treat that’s good for you, too! You might also like: Taco Burger Pizza Burger Black Bean Mushroom Burger Over 50 Meal Plans Available

Open Faced Mediterranean Lamb Burger

Open Faced Mediterranean Lamb Burger

Yields: 4 burgers | Serving Size: 1 burger |Calories: 675| Total Fat: 22.8 g | Saturated Fat: 7.1 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 159 mg | Sodium: 930 mg | Carbohydrates: 46.9 g | Dietary Fiber: 3.7 g | Sugars: 6.6 g | Protein: 68.8 g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 17


  • 1.5 lbs ground lamb
  • (1 T minced garlic, 1⁄2 t cumin)
  • (1⁄2 t ground coriander, 1⁄4 t pepper, 1⁄4 t salt)
  • 1 T minced fresh mint
  • 1 T minced fresh parsley
  • 1 pkg whole wheat pita rounds
  • 1 cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1⁄4 c chopped pistachios
  • 2 c Greek-style yogurt
  • 2/3 c peeled, seeded, and diced cucumber
  • 1⁄4 c chopped pistachios
  • 1 T minced fresh cilantro
  • (1⁄2 t salt, 1⁄4 t ground red pepper)


  1. Combine lamb, garlic, cumin, coriander, pepper, salt, mint and parsley. Shape mixture into 4 patties. Grill patties over med-high heat, for 6 minutes per side, or until internal temperature reaches the desired temperature. Medium-Rare 145 F; Medium 160 F; Well-Done 170 F
  2. To make sauce: Combine yogurt, diced cucumber, 1⁄4 c pistachios, cilantro, salt and red pepper.
  3. Cover and chill up to 2 days. Spread desired amount of cucumber sauce over pitas. Top with lamb patty. Garnish with sliced cucumber and remaining 1⁄4 c chopped pistachios.

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One Comment on "Open Faced Mediterranean Lamb Burger"

  1. Karin  August 4, 2013

    How many servings and WWP maybe?


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