Minted Lamb Burgers Recipe

Minted Lamb Burgers
submitted by sumit at


Cooking Time20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
MethodMain Ingredient


 Apple juice1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Dry bread crumbs2 Tablespoon
 Chopped onion2 Tablespoon
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Snipped rosemary/1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed1 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Lean ground lamb1 Pound
 Mint jelly2 Tablespoon, melted
 Pita bread rounds4 , halved crosswise
 Lettuce leaves4
 Cucumber1⁄2 , thinly sliced
 Tomato1 Small, halved and sliced
 Plain yogurt1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2126 Calories from Fat 1028

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 114 g175.8%

Saturated Fat 49.5 g247.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 345.8 mg

Sodium 2020 mg84.2%

Total Carbohydrates 167 g55.7%

Dietary Fiber 8.9 g35.7%

Sugars 33.3 g

Protein 102 g204.2%

Vitamin A 81.2% Vitamin C 44.3%

Calcium 48.9% Iron 69.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In a medium mixing bowl combine apple juice, bread crumbs, onion, garlic, rosemary, and salt.
Add ground lamb and mix well.
Shape into four 3/4-inch-thick patties.
Grill patties on an uncovered grill directly over medium coals for 8 minutes.
Turn patties and brush with mint jelly.
Grill for 6 to 10 minutes more or till no pink remains, brushing once or twice with remaining jelly.
Open pita bread halves.
Line each with a lettuce leaf and a few cucumber slices.
Place patties in pita bread halves with lettuce, cucumber, tomato, and yogurt.
Serve with remaining pita bread halves.