Lamb Tzatziki Burgers with Carrot Dill Fries

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Prep time: 20 Minutes
Cook time: 30 Minutes
Total time: 50 Minutes
Serves: 4 Servings

Ingredients

Lamb Burgers:

  • 1.5 lb Organic Ground Lamb
  • 4 Brioche Buns
  • Sliced Red Onion
  • Feta crumbles
  • Iceberg lettuce

Tzatziki Sauce:

  • 3/4 Cup Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1/4 cup Grated Cucumber (using a cheese grater)
  • 2 tbsp Durant Olive Mill Koroneiki EVOO
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Dill, chopped
  • 1-2 Garlic Cloves
  • Squeeze of Lemon Juice
  • Salt & Pepper to Taste

Carrot Fries:


Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a large baking sheet with parchment.
  • Clean and peel. Slice carrots in half, length wise, and drizzle with olive oil before placing on baking sheet. Sprinkle with dill, salt and pepper.
  • Cook carrots for 30 minutes. Turn carrots after 30 minutes – bake for an additional 10 minutes.
  • Make the tzatziki sauce. Add all the ingredients for the sauce in a small bowl, mix and let the flavors marry. Chill until you are ready to assemble burgers.
  • Once the carrots pass the 30 minute mark, it’s time to cook the burgers. Divide lamb equally into 4 burgers, Form patties. Sprinkle each side with salt and pepper.
  • Grab a skillet (or heat up your grill) and heat over medium-high heat. After a minute or so, drizzle olive oil and add the burger patties. Cook on each side 6-7 minutes, until browned and cooked through.
  • Now that the burgers and carrot fries are done, it’s time to assemble. Take a brioche bun (or any nice soft bun) stack iceberg lettuce and slices of red onion. Place burger and dress with tzatziki and a few feta crumbles. 
  • Serve the burgers alongside the carrots fries, with extra tzatziki of course to dip!