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Grilled Spicy Lamb Burgers

Alan Hollister

"Something new for all the grill-daddies! An EASY burger to make, and guests rave over this one."
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25 m servings 478 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Calories:
  • 478 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 22.4 g
  • 35%
  • Carbs:
  • 38g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 29.4 g
  • 59%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 101 mg
  • 34%
  • Sodium:
  • 1003 mg
  • 40%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat grill for medium heat.
  2. Place the lamb in a large bowl, and mix with the mint, cilantro, oregano, garlic, sherry, vinegar, and molasses. Season with cumin, allspice, red pepper flakes, salt, and black pepper, and mix well. Shape into 4 patties.
  3. Brush grill grate with oil. Grill burgers 5 minutes on each side, or until well done. Heat the pita pocket briefly on the grill. Serve burgers wrapped in pitas with feta cheese.

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These burgers turned out really good. My husband makes his own version that is very similar to this recipe (using a little of this and that)...and I wanted to replicate it. Suprisingly enough,...

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I made these just as written. They were not to my liking. Way too much going on w/ these burgers. You can't even taste the lamb, might as well be using ground turkey or pork ;) TOO many spices i...

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These burgers turned out really good. My husband makes his own version that is very similar to this recipe (using a little of this and that)...and I wanted to replicate it. Suprisingly enough,...

Mighty tasty burgers! I substituted dark corn syrup for the molasses, and white wine for the sherry. Very good - and the burgers held together well on the grill. Just let them cook well before t...

Fabulous flavor. I wouldn't change a thing to the recipe for the burgers. Even when cooked all the way through the meat was so tender and juicy. The only thing I did differently was I made some ...

EXCELLENT... I took this recipe and made small meatballs and baked in the oven... then served them with toothpicks and tzatziki as an appetizer... everyone wanted the recipe! YUM

Yummy, Yummy, Yummy!! I raise sheep, so always have lots of lamb on hand and I am always looking for good lamb recipes. This one is great. I didn't have any fresh mint, so used 3 mint tea bags (...

These were fantastic - even with the variety of substitutions I had to make (7 mos pregnant and not keen on the idea of a special trip to the store). I substituted fresh thyme and rosemary for ...

Excellent! Based on the other reviews, I doubled the recipe, and I'm glad I did. I love grilled lamb, and I'll make this one again. I didn't have sherry. I used some white wine instead. I happen...

Holy Cow! This Lamb kicks-Ass!

We love our food highly seasoned, and these were wonderful for our first meal from the 4-H market lamb that we had just picked up from the butcher! These will become a must-have in our home! Ser...