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

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Open Faced Mediterranean Lamb Burger

This savory and juicy burger is made with clean and fresh ingredients that will keep your mind off your midsection and on your food where it belongs.
Yield 4 people
Serving Size 1 burger
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mediterranean
Author SkinnyMs.

Ingredients

Burger

  • 1 1/2 pounds lamb ground
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon mint fresh, minced
  • 1 tablespoon parsley fresh, minced
  • 1 package whole-wheat pita rounds

Sauce

  • 2 cups Greek yogurt
  • 2/3 cup cucumber peeled, seeded, and diced
  • 1/4 cup pistachios chopped
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro fresh, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper ground, cayenne

Toppings

  • 1 cucumber thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup pistachios chopped

Instructions

  • 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
  • To make sauce: Combine yogurt, diced cucumber, 1⁄4 c pistachios, cilantro, salt, and red pepper.
  • Cover and chill up to 2 days. Spread the desired amount of cucumber sauce over pitas. Top with lamb patty. Garnish with sliced cucumber and remaining 1⁄4 c chopped pistachios.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1burger | Calories: 675kcal | Carbohydrates: 46.9g | Protein: 68.8g | Fat: 22.8g | Saturated Fat: 7.1g | Cholesterol: 159mg | Sodium: 930mg | Fiber: 3.7g | Sugar: 6.6g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 17
Keywords Quick and Easy

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