Lamb Burgers

  • Yield: 4 servings


1pound lean ground lamb
1/2cup fresh parsley, chopped
1/2teaspoon dried rosemary leaves crumbled
1teaspoon dried (or 1 tablespoon fresh) mint leaves crumbled or chopped fine
3tablespoons green onions, minced
1 to 2-- garlic cloves, minced
1/4teaspoon black pepper
1pinch allspice


  1. Mix thoroughly all ingredients in a mixing bowl.
  2. Form 4 equal sized patties.
  3. Barbecue over hot coals or on high on a gas grill for approximately 5 to 6 minutes on each side.  Do not overcook.
  4. Serve immediately on traditional or whole wheat buns with your favorite condiments.

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior Service League’s West of the Rockies (Grand Junction, Colorado, 1994).