Friday, August 15, 2014

Bahh, Bahh Burger with Hummus

Burger Ingredients:

1 lb lamb, ground
8 ozs mushrooms, chopped fine
4 ozs feta cheese crumbles
1/4 cup fresh mint, chopped
1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
1/4 cup scallions, chopped
1 lemon, juiced (reserve zest)
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp crushed course black pepper
2 cups fresh arugula
1 cup sliced cucumbers
4 whole wheat buns, toasted

Sauce Ingredients:

1 can chick peas, pureed
1 TBS lemon zest
1 cup Greek Yogurt
1 TBS mint jelly
2 TBS mango jelly (apricot or peach works also)
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp crushed course black pepper
1/2 cup cilantro, for topping


1.  In medium size bowl add ground lamb, mushrooms, feta, mint, cilantro, scallions, lemon juice, salt and pepper.  Mix well by folding.  Mold into 4 burgers.  Grill or pan fry until done.  Approx. 4-5 mins. on each side, or to desired likeness.  Serve on toasted buns.
2. Sauce:  Mix all ingredients in bowl.  Top with cilantro.  Serve on top of burger.
3.  Add fresh sliced cucumbers and arugula to burger.

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