Spiced Lamb Burger

8
Servings
10h
Prep Time
10m
Cook Time
10h 10m
Ready In


"As the lamb cooks inside the pita, the fat will render into the bread, creating a crunchy, compact, vibrantly flavored meat pie. You must chill the burgers for 1 hour before grilling. From Bon Appétit. July 2014"

Original recipe yields 8 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (250 g)
  • Calories 651.7
  • Total Fat - 41 g
  • Saturated Fat - 15.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 103.5 mg
  • Sodium - 1020.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 39 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.7 g
  • Sugars - 1 g
  • Protein - 30.2 g
  • Calcium - 111.4 mg
  • Iron - 3.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 2.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.4 mg

Step 1

Using a fork, mix lamb, onion, parsley, coriander, cumin, cinnamon, salt, pepper, and ¼ cup oil in a large bowl. Cover and chill at least 1 hour.

Step 2

Prepare grill for medium heat and oil grate. Working one at a time, open each pita pocket by cutting along seam, halfway around perimeter. Spoon filling into pitas, spreading to edges. Close, pressing on filling to seal.

Step 3

Grill pitas until filling is cooked through and bread is crisp, about 5 minutes per side.

Tips & Variations


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