Thursday, June 30, 2016

Easy Greek Inspired Lamb Burgers with Feta and Olives

4 oz. feta cheese, drained and crumbled
1/4 cup pitted kalamata olives - chopped 
2 Tablespoons chopped red onion or a small shallot chopped
1 teaspoon dried oregano
freshly ground pepper
1 pound Leyden Glen Farm ground lamb

Mix all ingredients except ground lamb in a large bowl. Add the ground lamb and mix everything thoroughly with your hands. 

Form into 3 or 4 patties. Let set to firm up for about 1/2 hour in the refrigerator. 

Pre-heat your grill. When it is good and hot, cook for about 5 minutes per side.

Serve topped with lettuce and yogurt sauce (below). 

For Yogurt Sauce:
1 cup (8 oz) yogurt - preferably Greek
1 small cucumber - peeled, seeded and finely diced
1 teaspoon lemon juice
salt and pepper
1 teaspoon dried dill or fresh if available
1 minced garlic clove (for garlic lovers)

Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Serve drizzled over burgers. 

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