Lamb Burgers April 13 2012
2 ½ pounds of lean natural ground Lamb
6 pieces Pita Bread
Homemade Tzatziki Sauce to Dip (recipe follows)
6 ea. Pepperoncini
6 Tsp. Feta, crumbled
6 ea. Tomatoes, diced
6 Tbl. Scallions, sliced
6 ea. Kalamata olives, quartered
3Tsp. Grape Seed Oil
Salt and Pepper
Mix the ground lamb with the kosher salt, cracked black pepper, feta cheese and scallions
Preheat Grill to Medium Heat
Grill the pita bread till marked and pliable. Season with kosher salt, cracked black pepper and brush with grape seed oil.
Grill burger until desired tenderness, place on top of pita bread.
Garnish with tomatoes and the kalamata olive quartered. Serve open faced.
Serve with homemade french fries and a side of Tzatziki sauce. Finish with the pepperoncini.
Homemade Tzatziki Sauce
8 ounces (1 cup) of thick Greek yogurt
3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
1/4 cup of diced or grated cucumber (Kirby or "English")
½ tablespoon of olive oil
1 teaspoons of lemon juice
Prepare all ingredients in advance. Combine oil and lemon juice in a medium mixing bowl. Fold the yogurt in slowly, making sure it mixes completely with the oil. Add the garlic, according to taste, and the cucumber. Stir until evenly distributed. Chill before serving.