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Sirloin Beef and Lamb Burgers with Feta and Cilantro Mint Sauce

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This recipe for Sirloin Beef and Lamb Burgers with Feta and Cilantro Mint Sauce is certainly a mouthful. A very nice mouthful both in name and taste; and a great change up to your “regular” hamburger.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Beef
Cuisine Mediterran
Calories 607 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • For the Cilantro - Mint Sauce
  • cup reduced fat Greek yogurt or plain non-fat drained for about 30 minutes in a paper towel lined colander
  • 3 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • cup fresh mint leaves lightly packed, coarsely chopped
  • ¾ cup cilantro leaves lightly packed
  • 1 ½ tablespoon minced jalapeno
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • salt to taste
  • For the Burgers
  • ¾ pound lean ground sirloin
  • ¾ pound lean ground lamb
  • 1 large clove garlic minced
  • cup feta cheese crumbled
  • 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried mint leaves
  • ½ teaspoon ground coriander
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • Additional Ingredients:
  • 6 hamburger buns preferably whole grain
  • 6 slices ripe tomatoes
  • 6 slices red onion
  • Red lettuce or spinach leaves

Instructions
 

  • Step 1
    Make the Cilantro-Mint Sauce:
    Combine all the ingredients in the work bowl of a blender or food processor. Pulse until the vegetables are finely minced and all is well combined. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
    Step 2
    Make the Burgers:
    Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl. Using your hands mix to combine. Divide and form 6 patties.
    Step 3
    Preheat the grill to medium high. When the grill is ready, place the patties on; cover and cook, turning once, about 4 minutes per side, or to your desired degree of doneness. Remove and cover to keep warm.
    Place the bun halves on the grill and grill until lightly toasted.
    To Serve: Place a patty on each bun, top with Cilantro-Mint sauce, add tomato slice, onion, lettuce or spinach and serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 607kcalCarbohydrates: 36gProtein: 45gFat: 31gSaturated Fat: 11gPolyunsaturated Fat: 16gCholesterol: 134mgSodium: 835mgFiber: 3gSugar: 6g
Keyword burger, different burger, filled burger, lamb burger
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