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Lamb Burger with Pickled Beet Salsa
Serving Size: 6
Prep Time: 15 Min
Cook Time: 15 Min
Total Time: 30 Min
Ground lamb makes a juicy burger perfect for those backyard BBQs. Topped with pickled beet salsa and a dollop of minted lemon yogourt, this is sure to be a hit at your next dinner. Best of all, you can turn your burgers into sliders (mini burgers) for the kids. They’ll love the easy to eat portions and bright colours.
4 hamburger buns
1 lb (450 g) ground lamb
½ tsp (2.5 mL) dried mint
¼ cup (64 mL) breadcrumbs
2 tbsp (30 mL) Lactantia 2% milk
1 cup (50 g) baby arugula
½ cup (125 mL) diced pickled beets
1 shallot, thinly sliced
1 tbsp (15 mL) extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp (5 mL) lemon zest
1 tbsp (15 mL) freshly chopped mint
¼ cup (64 mL) Astro Original Balkan Plain 3% yogourt
Salt and pepper
- Preheat a lightly oiled grill over medium-high heat.
Meanwhile, combine ground lamb, dried mint, breadcrumbs, milk and salt and pepper. Shape into 4 - ¾-inch patties. Grill patties for 7-8 minutes per side for medium.
While the burgers cook, make the salsa. Stir together beets, shallot, olive oil and mint; set aside. In another small bowl, stir together lemon zest, Astro Original yogourt and mint.
- Divide lamb burgers between buns. Top with baby arugula, Astro Original yogourt and beet salsa. Serve immediately.
Calories per serving: 433, Fat 30.8 grams, Cholesterol 84.8 mg, Sodium 656.4 mg, Carbohydrates 16.9 grams, Fibre 0.6 grams, Sugar 10.3, Protein 22.8 grams
- Adding a dollop of Astro Original yogourt to your burger adds 10% of the % Daily Value of Calcium.
- Ground lamb is high in Iron, just ¼ lb has 15% of the % Daily Value of Iron.
Nutritional information is based on an average 2,000 calorie a day diet. Any product substitutions will alter the nutritional information.
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