Greek-Style Lamb Burgers Recipe

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Katie Published: May 6, 2021 Modified: November 19, 2021
Greek-Style Lamb Burgers Recipe

How To Make Greek-Style Lamb Burgers

Lovers of Greek cuisine will definitely adore these lamb burgers. They’re juicy and loaded with shallots, mint, oregano, and garlic.

Preparation: 12 minutes
Cooking: 8 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



For Lamb Burgers:

  • 1slicewhite bread,crust removed and cut into ¼-inch pieces
  • 2tbspmilk
  • ¼cupfinely chopped shallots,from 1-2 shallots
  • 2clovesgarlic,minced
  • 3tbspfresh mint,finely chopped
  • 1tspdried oregano
  • ¾tspsalt
  • ½tspfreshly ground black pepper
  • lbsground lamb
  • 6pita bread rounds

For Toppings:

  • 1headiceberg lettuce,shredded
  • 2tomatoes,thinly sliced
  • 1red onion,thinly sliced
  • 6ozfeta cheese,crumbled
  • Tzatziki sauce


  1. Be sure grill is clean and preheat to high.

  2. Combine bread pieces and milk in a medium bowl. Mash with a fork until paste forms. Add shallots, garlic, mint, oregano, salt, pepper and mix well.

  3. Add lamb, then use hand to mix ingredients together until well combined. Do not over-mix. Form mixture into 6 oval-shaped patties about ½-inch thick.

  4. Grease grill (dip a wad of paper towels in vegetable oil and holding wad with tongs, carefully wipe cooking grate several times). Grill patties, covered, for 4 minutes.

  5. Turn, cover again, and cook for about 3 to 4 minutes more. Place burgers on a tray and cover with foil while you warm pita rounds on the grill.

  6. Assemble burgers and pass toppings and Tzatziki sauce alongside.


  • Calories: 617.25kcal
  • Fat: 34.83g
  • Saturated Fat: 16.23g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.52g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.15g
  • Carbohydrates: 47.02g
  • Fiber: 7.37g
  • Sugar: 6.45g
  • Protein: 31.49g
  • Cholesterol: 108.51mg
  • Sodium: 873.89mg
  • Calcium: 217.82mg
  • Potassium: 688.26mg
  • Iron: 5.10mg
  • Vitamin A: 82.81µg
  • Vitamin C: 10.85mg
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