Lamb Burgers with Mint Sauce and Tomato Salad

Lamb Burgers with Mint Sauce and Tomato Salad

Servings: 4

Estimated Total Prep Time: 30 minutes

NUTRITIONAL INFO (per serving)

Calories: 528

Total Protein: 28 grams

Total Carbs: 35 grams

Total Fat: 31 grams

Saturated Fat: 13 grams

Total Fiber: 3 grams


Nonstick spray 

4 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped

1 lb ground lamb

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp ground black pepper

3/4 tsp ground cumin

3/4 tsp dry oregano

1 cup low-fat yogurt

1 tbsp fresh mint, chopped

1 tbsp red wine vinegar

1/2 medium cucumber, peeled and chopped

4 medium tomatoes, diced

1 small onion, roughly chopped

2 tbsp balsamic vinegar

4 large (about 2 oz each) multigrain hamburger buns


Preheat a small skillet to medium and coat with nonstick spray. Sauté the garlic cloves until lightly brown. 

Mix the ground lamb, salt, pepper, cumin, oregano, and browned garlic in a bowl. Form four burgers. Preheat large skillet to medium. Add burgers and cook until desired doneness, about 4-5 minutes each side. While burgers are cooking, mix yogurt, mint, red wine vinegar, and cucumbers in a small bowl. Set aside. Combine tomatoes, onions, and balsamic vinegar in a separate bowl. Set aside. 

Split rolls. Place one patty on top of bottom of roll. Top each patty with 1/4 yogurt mint sauce and top with roll. Serve with tomato salad on side.