GOURMET AUSTRALIAN LAMB BURGER WITH CUCUMBER YOGURT

 

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  • Servings: makes 16 burgers
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Ingredients

  • Ingredients
  • For Australian Lamb Burgers:
  • • 3 lbs. ground Australian lamb
  • • 3 tsp. oregano
  • • 2 tsp. thyme
  • • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • • 1 tsp. ground coriander
  • • 4 cloves fresh crushed garlic
  • • 2 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • • 3 Roma tomatoes, sliced crossways
  • • 1 red onion, cut in half, then finely sliced
  • • 1 small Iceberg lettuce, leaves folded and sliced finely
  • For Yogurt Sauce:
  • • 1 ½ cups full fat plain yogurt
  • • ¼ cup virgin olive oil
  • • 2 cloves fresh crushed garlic
  • • ½ small cucumber, finely diced
  • • pinch of salt
  • • ground black pepper
  • • pinch of ground cumin
  • • 16 small burger buns, sliced and brushed with melted butter

Directions

  • Place the ground lamb, oregano, thyme, cumin, coriander, garlic and mustard in a bowl. Add salt and pepper to taste. Mix thoroughly and form into 16 patties. Grill on both sides and place on a tray for baking.
  • Warm the buns on the grill, while finishing the lamb in a medium oven. Place the patties inside the buns, top each with sliced onion, one slice of tomato and the lettuce chiffonade.
  • To make yogurt sauce, place the yogurt in a bowl and mix in the olive oil, garlic and cumin. Add salt and pepper to taste. Fold in the diced cucumber and top the burger with it.
  • Place the bun on the burger and enjoy!

Notes

Categories: Lamb/Sheep  Main Dish 
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