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All-American Lamb Burger

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Quick Facts

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: 10 min.
Total: 20 min.
Pair zesty lamb burgers with crispy sweet potato fries for a creative new take on the classic burger and fries combination.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 2 pounds ground American lamb
  • 8 hamburger buns, split and toasted
  • 8 leaves lettuces
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned pepper
  • 4 thin slices red onions, split into rings
  • 16 tomato slices

Directions

  • In large bowl, combine ground lamb, tomato sauce, oats, onion, basil, garlic powder, seasoned salt and pepper. Mix until all ingredients are blended. Shape into eight 1/2-inch thick patties.
  • To GrillCook over medium-hot coals. Grill 4 inches from coals 5 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness: 145° F for medium-rare, 160 ° F for medium or 170° F for well.
  • To BroilPlace lamb patties on broiler pan. Broil lamb 4 inches from source of heat for 5 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness: 145° F for medium-rare, 160° F for medium or 170° F for well.
  • To ServeArrange lettuce leaf on bottom half of each bun. Top with onion rings, 2 tomato slices, cooked lamb patties and bun top.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 500
  Calories from Fat 263 (53%)
(45%)Total Fat 29g
(61%)Saturated Fat 12g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 12g
(28%)Cholesterol 83mg
(25%)Sodium 598mg
(18%)Potassium 614mg
Total Carbohydrate 33g
(14%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 6g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(51%)Protein 25g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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