Grilled Spicy Lamb Burgers


Something new for all the grill-daddies! An EASY burger to make, and guests rave over this one.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
4 servings


  • 1 pound ground lamb

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint leaves

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano

  • 1 tablespoon garlic, chopped

  • 1 teaspoon sherry

  • 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon molasses

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • ¼ teaspoon ground allspice

  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 4 pita bread rounds

  • 4 ounces feta cheese, crumbled


  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.

    close up view of a Grilled Spicy Lamb Burger with cheese on top, served with tomatoes and red onions on a plate

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

478 Calories
22g Fat
38g Carbs
29g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 478
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 29%
Saturated Fat 11g 54%
Cholesterol 101mg 34%
Sodium 1004mg 44%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 29g
Vitamin C 3mg 16%
Calcium 240mg 18%
Iron 3mg 19%
Potassium 441mg 9%

* 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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