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Greek Burgers

Field editor Michelle Curtis of Baker City, Oregon relates, "A friend served these lamb patties at a barbecue party. I wouldn't leave without the recipe!"
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound ground lamb
  • 4 hamburger buns or hard rolls, split
  • Sliced cucumbers and tomatoes, optional
  • Ranch salad dressing, optional


  • In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Crumble lamb over mixture and mix well. Shape into four patties.
  • Pan-fry, grill or broil until no longer pink. Serve on buns with cucumbers, tomatoes and ranch dressing if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 350 calories, 18g fat (7g saturated fat), 75mg cholesterol, 693mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 23g protein.

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  • wasoongu
    May 11, 2013

    I saw ground lamb at the market and thought it might be fun to try something new. I loved it! This recipe is easy and tasty. Making homemade tzatziki sauce made it extra special.

  • hbaseley
    May 17, 2012

    My mother first served this recipe to our family and I have craved it ever since. When I made them, we had a repeat of thumbs up, which is amazing since I have super picky kids. My children only added tomato and ranch, my husband and I had the same with also, cucumber slices. The only change we made is we served it in Pita Pockets (I think the kids might have preferred buns) DH and I had a Greek salad with it. This will be added to our favorites!

  • pagunning
    Mar 4, 2011

    My family was curious to try lamb, and after finally locating some, I tried this recipe and it is really very good. I sprinkled a little bouqet garni on the patties and patted it into the lamb, then fried them in a pan. I'm looking forward to trying them on the grill.

  • alifoxx
    Jan 18, 2010

    I absolutely love this recipe. I crumbled mine and put it in pita's instead of making burgers. Topped with a little homemade tzatziki sauce....mmm mmm good!

  • Annette0117
    Feb 29, 2008

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