The Farmers Union Lamb Burger

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Recipe provided by | Chef Alex Jimenez The Farmers Union San Jose, California

Ingredients

Ground American Lamb 5 pounds
Red onions, sautéed 1 cup
Chopped garlic 2 tablespoons
Salt 1 tablespoon
Ground black pepper 1 teaspoon
Fresh parsley, finely chopped 1/3 cup

Tzatziki Spread:
Greek yogurt 1-1/2 cups
Cucumber, peeled, finely chopped 3/4 cup
White wine vinegar 1 tablespoon
Fresh mint, finely chopped 3 teaspoons
Fresh dill, finely chopped 3 teaspoons
Extra virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons
Garlic cloves, minced 2
Salt and pepper to taste

Peasant rolls
Red pepper feta
Onions
Tomatoes

 

 

Directions

In a large bowl, mix together lamb, onions, garlic, salt, pepper and parsley; form into 8-ounce patties.  Grill on high heat for 4 minutes on each side.

For the Tzatziki Spread:  In a large bowl, mix together yogurt, cucumber, vinegar, mint, dill, oil, garlic, salt and pepper; let sit for at least 4 hours.  If needed, add more cucumber to thicken.

Serve lamb patty on a peasant roll layered with Tzatziki Spread, red pepper feta, onions and tomatoes.

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SERVINGS: 10

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