Lamb Burgers with Fennel Salad Recipe

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For a decadent touch to your backyard BBQ, try these Greek-seasoned burgers with a creamy salad.

How To Make Lamb Burgers with Fennel Salad

For the Salad:

  • 2 cup fennel bulb (thinly sliced )
  • 1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
  • 1/2 cup plain fat-free yogurt
  • 1/4 cup red onion (finely chopped)
  • 2 tbsp fresh mint (chopped )
  • 1 tbsp lemon rind (grated)
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 garlic clove (minced)

For the Burgers:

  • 1/2 cup (2 oz.) crumbled feta cheese with basil and garlic
  • 1/4 cup pimiento-stuffed olives (chopped )
  • 2 tbsp Greek seasoning (e.g. McCormick)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 lb lean ground lamb
  • 1 lb ground turkey breast
  • cooking spray
  • 4 (6-inch) pitas (cut in half)
  1. Prepare your grill or broiler.

To Prepare Salad:

  1. To prepare the salad, simply combine the first 10 ingredients in a bowl.

To Prepare Burgers:

  1. Now that your salad is ready, start making the burgers. Begin by combining the cheese and the next 5 ingredients (cheese through turkey) in a large bowl. 

  2. Divide the mixture into 8 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/2-inch thick patty. 

  3. Place the patties on a grill rack or broiler pan coated with cooking spray, then cook them for 4 minutes on each side until they're done. 

  4. Next, cut the patties in half and place 1/4 cup of salad in each pita half. Afterward, serve your burgers alongside your salad and enjoy!

How To Make Lamb Burgers with Fennel Salad

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Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 8 mins
Total Time: 13 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

For the Salad:

  • 2 cup fennel bulb , thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
  • 1/2 cup plain fat-free yogurt
  • 1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh mint, chopped
  • 1 tbsp lemon rind, grated
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced

For the Burgers:

  • 1/2 cup (2 oz.) crumbled feta cheese with basil and garlic
  • 1/4 cup pimiento-stuffed olives, chopped
  • 2 tbsp Greek seasoning (e.g. McCormick)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 lb lean ground lamb
  • 1 lb ground turkey breast
  • cooking spray
  • 4 (6-inch) pitas, cut in half

Instructions

  1. Prepare your grill or broiler.

To Prepare Salad:

  1. To prepare the salad, simply combine the first 10 ingredients in a bowl.

To Prepare Burgers:

  1. Now that your salad is ready, start making the burgers. Begin by combining the cheese and the next 5 ingredients (cheese through turkey) in a large bowl. 

  2. Divide the mixture into 8 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/2-inch thick patty. 

  3. Place the patties on a grill rack or broiler pan coated with cooking spray, then cook them for 4 minutes on each side until they're done. 

  4. Next, cut the patties in half and place 1/4 cup of salad in each pita half. Afterward, serve your burgers alongside your salad and enjoy!

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