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1 pound ground lamb

Salt and pepper to taste

½ teaspoon paprika

¼ teaspoon cumin

¼ teaspoon coriander

1 garlic clove, smashed and chopped

½ cup parsley, chopped

2 tablespoons oregano, chopped

1 cup roasted red tomatoes, drained (reserve 3 tablespoons of the marinade)

1 red onion, cut into rings

12 whole wheat burger buns (small or slider-sized)

Tzatziki sauce to serve

  1. In a large bowl, combine lamb, salt, pepper, paprika, cumin, coriander, garlic, parsley, and oregano.
  2. Form the mixture into 12 small patties and refrigerate, covered, for 30 minutes.
  3. Heat a grill or grill pan over high heat.
  4. Brush the reserved tomato marinade over both sides of the lamb patties, and grill until browned on each side and cooked through, about 4 minutes per side.
  5. Remove patties and allow to rest.
  6. Brush the onion slices with tomato marinade, season with salt and pepper, and grill until browned on each side and softened, about 5 minutes per side. Set aside.
  7. Lightly toast the cut sides of the rolls.
  8. Spread tzatziki on bottom half of roll and top with lamb burger, onions, and a few of the roasted tomatoes. 

Recipe and photo courtesy Food Match


Calories: 190
Protein: 3g
Fat: 10g
Saturated Fat: 4g
Carbohydrates: 18g
Fiber: 0g
Sodium: 210mg.

Yield: 12

How'd it Taste?

Excellent. Made it on the classic whole wheat mini buns, also on the site.

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