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Simple Moroccan Lamb Burgers

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Enjoy the mouthwatering taste of Lamb Burgers with Yogurt Sauce, a dish that blends succulent ground lamb patties that have been spiced with flavorful herbs and a cool yogurt sauce. These delectable burgers will definitely sate your appetite and leave you wanting more. How to make this delicious moroccan lamb burgers is as follows.

Greek yogurt (or a dairy-free substitute), diced cucumber, fresh chopped mint, sea salt, pepper, and optionally fresh lemon juice and dill are combined to make the yogurt sauce. Set this tasty sauce alone so the flavors may mingle and develop into a lovely burger side dish.

Ground lamb should be mixed with harissa sauce, cumin, smoked paprika, fresh chopped mint, cayenne, sea salt, and pepper in a separate bowl. To ensure that the flavors are distributed evenly, thoroughly combine the components. Create 4 equal-sized patties out of the mixture, and then fry them to perfection.

Lightly mist a nonstick skillet with olive oil and heat it over medium heat. The lamb patties should be cooked for three to five minutes on each side in the skillet. The objective is to ensure that the patties are fully cooked while achieving a seared exterior. As an alternative, you may quickly sear the patties on both sides before continuing to cook them for a few minutes under the broiler.

Serve the lamb burgers right away with the made-ahead yogurt sauce. Slices of red onion could be used for an additional flavor and textural boost. Add a side of mixed green salad to finish the dinner, bringing out the dish’s freshness and color.

The mouthwatering combination of flavors in these lamb burgers with yogurt sauce includes savory spices, tender lamb, and a cold, creamy sauce. Your taste senses will be taken on a journey by the blending of tastes and textures. Take pleasure in this filling dinner that perfectly balances richness and freshness.

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Simple Moroccan Lamb Burgers

Ingredients

* Optional Substitution Note

Ingredients for 4 burgers:

  • Burger patty
    • 1lb ground lamb (I purchased Private Selection brand from Kroger, Ralph’s, Fred Meyers)
    • 2 teaspoons harissa sauce
    • 1 tablespoon garlic powder (or minced garlic)
    • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
    • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
    • 2 tablespoon fresh chopped mint
      1 teaspoon cayenne
    • pinch sea salt & pepper
    • olive oil spray
  • Yogurt sauce:
    • 1/2 peeled cucumber, diced very small
    • 1/4 cup fresh chopped mint
    • 6 tablespoons 2% Greek yogurt (or coconut/soy yogurt if you want a dairy free option)
    • sea salt & pepper to taste
    • fresh lemon juice to taste (optional)
    • fresh dill to taste (optional)
  • Garnish
    • Mixed green salad
    • Red onion slices

Steps

Step 1

In a small bowl, mix together the ingredients for the yogurt sauce. Set aside.

Step 2

In another bowl, mix together the ingredients for the lamb burger. Once mixed, form 4 equal sized patties.

Step 3

Lightly spray a nonstick skillet with olive oil and set it on medium heat. Once hot, add the patties to the skillet and cook for about 3 to 5 minutes per side, ensuring that each side is seared and the inside of the patty is completely cooked. You can also sear the patties on each side for 1 to 2 minutes, then immediately place in the oven on broil for 5 to 7 minutes.

Step 4

Serve/enjoy immediately with a mixed green salad and yogurt sauce.

Approximate macros for 1 of 4 servings (WITH yogurt sauce without garnish)

Simple Moroccan Lamb Burgers

Kevin Curry

These burgers will definitely sate your appetite and leave you wanting more. How to make this delicious moroccan lamb burgers is as follows.
Moroccan Lamb Burgers


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Calories 312

Ingredients for 4 burgers:

  • Burger patty
    • 1lb ground lamb (I purchased Private Selection brand from Kroger, Ralph’s, Fred Meyers)
    • 2 teaspoons harissa sauce
    • 1 tablespoon garlic powder (or minced garlic)
    • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
    • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
    • 2 tablespoon fresh chopped mint
      1 teaspoon cayenne
    • pinch sea salt & pepper
    • olive oil spray
  • Yogurt sauce:
    • 1/2 peeled cucumber, diced very small
    • 1/4 cup fresh chopped mint
    • 6 tablespoons 2% Greek yogurt (or coconut/soy yogurt if you want a dairy free option)
    • sea salt & pepper to taste
    • fresh lemon juice to taste (optional)
    • fresh dill to taste (optional)
  • Garnish
    • Mixed green salad
    • Red onion slices

  1. In a small bowl, mix together the ingredients for the yogurt sauce. Set aside.

  2. In another bowl, mix together the ingredients for the lamb burger. Once mixed, form 4 equal sized patties.

  3. Lightly spray a nonstick skillet with olive oil and set it on medium heat. Once hot, add the patties to the skillet and cook for about 3 to 5 minutes per side, ensuring that each side is seared and the inside of the patty is completely cooked. You can also sear the patties on each side for 1 to 2 minutes, then immediately place in the oven on broil for 5 to 7 minutes.

  4. Serve/enjoy immediately with a mixed green salad and yogurt sauce.


Nutrition per serving

Calories312cal
Protein22g
Fats24g
Carbs2g
Fiber1g
Sugar1.5g
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Nutrition per serving

Calories312cal
Protein22g
Fats24g
Carbs2g
Fiber1g
Sugar1.5g
About Kevin - author

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Hey, I'm Kevin

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and maintaining an active lifestyle.

By experimenting in the kitchen and sharing my meals on Tumblr, I learned healthy eating is not boring! By making a few adjustments to my favorite foods, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my wellness goals while satisfying my desire for BANGIN food! 😅 Now I try to help people around the world realize that same level of freedom in eating regardless of budget. Welcome, let's #DemocratizeWellness together!