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Grass-fed Lamb Burgers Recipe

  • Servings: 4
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes

A Cozy Kitchen’s Lamb Burgers feature delicious New Zealand grass-fed ground lamb on top of a buttery brioche bun, piled high with pepper jack cheese, whipped feta and grilled red onion. It’s the perfect end-of-summer dish when you’re just not quite ready to let grilling season go.


For the Burger Patties:

  • 1 lb. New Zealand grass-fed ground lamb, divided into four equal-sized patties (Tip: look for the Taste Pure Nature Logo)
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Pepper
  • Pepper Jack cheese, sliced

For the Whipped Feta:

  • 2 1/2 oz Greek feta
  • 4 oz Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, minced
  • 1 teaspoon mint leaves, minced
  • Pepper

To serve:

  • 4 brioche buns
  • 1 red onion, peeled and sliced
  • Cucumber, sliced
  • Leaf lettuce
  • Tomato, sliced
  • French fries (optional)
  • Side salad (optional)


For Whipped Feta:

  • 1. In a food processor, add the feta and yogurt. Blend until smooth.
  • 2. Stir in the minced parsley and mint leaves. Add pepper to taste.
  • 3. Set aside in an airtight container.

For Burger Patties:

  • 4. Divide ground lamb into 4 1/2-inch thick patties. Season with salt and pepper.
  • 5. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat and brush the surface with oil. 
  • 6. Toast brioche buns on the grill cut side down for 30 seconds or until golden brown.
  • 7. Add sliced red onion to grill and cook until they reach your desired level of doneness.
  • 8. Grill burger patties for 3-4 minutes on each side. Add Pepper Jack cheese slices, and cover for 1 minute, or until cheese has melted. Remove patties from heat and let rest for 5 minutes.

To Assemble:

  • 9. Add whipped feta to both halves of brioche buns.
  • 10. Add slices of cucumber, the lettuce, tomato, grilled onion, and burger patty. Serve with fries or a salad.
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