Mediterranean American Lamb Burger


June 24, 2022

Recipe provided by Mediterranean Lamb Burger - Cooking with Cocktail Rings, courtesy of the American Lamb Board (Mediterranean American Lamb Burger | American Lamb).


Lamb Burger

1 1/2 lbs Ground American Lamb

1 tbsp Flat leaf parsley, chopped

1 tsp Oregano, chopped

1/2 tsp Mint leaves, chopped

1/2 tsp Kosher salt

1/2 tsp Dried dill

1/4 tsp Freshly ground black pepper


2 Pita, halved

1/2 cup Tzatziki

1/3 cup Feta cheese, crumbled

1/4 cup Oil-packed sun dried tomatoes, chopped

1/4 small Red onion, thinly sliced

1 cup (Packed) baby spinach


Lamb Burger

1Add the American lamb, parsley, oregano, mint, salt, dill and pepper to a large mixing bowl, using your hands to gently mix. Form the mixture into 4 equal patties.

2Heat a grill to medium-high heat. Place patties on the grate and grill for about 4 minutes on each side for medium-rare burgers. Remove to a wood cutting board to rest.


1Open each half of a pita and spread a spoonful of the tzatziki on the inside of the pocket then add a patty. In a small bowl stir together the feta and sun-dried tomatoes and divide the mixture among the pitas then top with red onion and spinach. Serve immediately.