Greek Lamb Feta Burgers With Cucumber Sauce

These Greek Lamb Feta Burgers with Cucumber Sauce are a delicious and flavorful twist on the classic burger. Combining the savory flavors of ground lamb, feta cheese, and Greek seasonings, these burgers are sure to be a hit at your next cookout.

The creamy cucumber sauce adds a cool and refreshing element to the dish, making it a perfect summer meal. Serve these burgers with a side of fries or a salad for a complete meal.

Timing For Greek Lamb Feta Burgers With Cucumber Sauce

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 4

Yield: 4 burgers

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Ingredients

-1 lb ground lamb

-1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

-1/4 cup finely chopped red onion

-1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

-1 teaspoon dried oregano

-1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

-1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

-1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

-1/4 teaspoon salt

For the Cucumber Sauce:

-1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt

-1/4 cup finely chopped cucumber

-1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill

-1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice

-1/4 teaspoon salt

-1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).

Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C). Before you start making the Greek Lamb Feta Burgers With Cucumber Sauce, you need to preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C). This will ensure that the burgers are cooked through and have a nice golden crust.

To preheat the oven, set the temperature to 375°F (190°C) and wait for the preheat indicator light to turn on. Once the oven is preheated, you can start cooking the burgers.

2. In a large bowl, combine the ingredients.

Preparing Greek Lamb Feta Burgers With Cucumber Sauce is an easy and delicious meal that can be enjoyed by everyone. The next step is to combine 1 lb (450 g) of ground lamb, 1/2 cup (120 g) of crumbled feta cheese, 1/4 cup (30 g) of chopped fresh parsley, 1/4 cup (30 g) of chopped fresh mint, 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 g) of dried oregano, 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 g) of garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 g) of ground black pepper, and 1/4 teaspoon (1.25 g) of salt in a large bowl.

3. Mix the ingredients together until well combined.

To make Greek Lamb Feta Burgers with Cucumber Sauce, begin by combining the ground lamb, feta cheese, garlic, oregano, red onion, and egg in a large bowl.

Use your hands to mix the ingredients together until they are well combined. Then, form the mixture into four patties and set aside.

4. Form the mixture into four equal-sized patties.

Once the ingredients are evenly combined, divide the mixture into four equal portions. Take each portion and form it into a patty shape, making sure to press the edges together to ensure the patty holds its shape.

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5. Place the patties on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

Place the patties on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake the patties for 15 minutes, flipping them halfway through.

While the patties are baking, prepare the cucumber sauce by combining the yogurt, cucumber, dill, garlic, and lemon juice in a small bowl. Mix until combined.

6. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until the burgers are cooked through.

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add the patties. Cook for about 4 minutes on each side, or until golden brown. Place the burgers on a baking sheet and bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until the burgers are cooked through.

7. While the burgers are baking, prepare the cucumber sauce. 

While the burgers are baking, prepare the cucumber sauce. In a medium bowl, combine 1/2 cup (120 g) of plain Greek yogurt, 1/4 cup (60 g) of diced cucumber, 1 tablespoon (15 g) of freshly squeezed lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 g) of garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 g) of dried oregano, and 1/4 teaspoon (1.25 g) of salt. Stir until all the ingredients are well combined.

8. Mix the ingredients together until well combined.

Mix the ingredients together until they are well combined. Then, form the mixture into four patties. Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat and add the patties. Cook the patties for about 5 minutes on each side, or until they are cooked through.

9. Serve the burgers with the cucumber sauce. Enjoy!

Once the burgers are cooked, remove them from the skillet and let them rest for a few minutes. Serve the burgers with the cucumber sauce. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

Calories: 590

Total Fat: 34.3g

Saturated Fat: 12.9g

Cholesterol: 96mg

Sodium: 706mg

Carbohydrates: 27.7g

Dietary Fiber: 3.9g

Sugars: 6.7g

Protein: 40.7g

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Special Tips

    1. To make the burgers, be sure to use ground lamb that has a higher fat content for a juicier burger.
    2. When forming the burgers, make sure they are not too thick so they cook evenly.
    3. For best results, cook the burgers over medium-high heat and make sure they are cooked through.
    4. The cucumber sauce should be made just before serving to ensure the freshest flavor.
    5. Serve the burgers with a generous helping of feta cheese and the cucumber sauce for a delicious Greek-inspired meal.

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