Lamb Burgers with Crumbled Goat Cheese

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Lamb Burgers with Crumbled Goat Cheese

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4
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15min
Prep
1hr30min
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    Description

    The Mediterranean inspired flavors of lamb, goat cheese, and mint come together for this quick dinner fix that will take you far beyond your average hamburger.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 4
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    ½English cucumber, thinly sliced
    1 tsp.Hy-Vee salt, plus additional to taste
    ½medium red onion, thinly sliced
    2 tbsp.Hy-Vee granulated sugar
    1 c.Hy-Vee apple cider vinegar
    1 lbs.ground lamb
    Hy-Vee ground black pepper
    2pita pockets
    1(4-oz.) container Vermont Creamery crumbled goat cheese
    4 sprig(s)fresh mint
    1 c.fresh arugula, divided

    Things To Grab

    • 16-oz. glass jar with lid
    • Charcoal or gas grill or skillet

    Directions

    1. Place cucumber slices into a 16-oz. glass jar. Sprinkle with sea salt. Cover jar; shake to coat cucumbers with salt.

    2. Add onions and sugar to jar. Pour apple cider vinegar to cover ingredients. Cover; shake until salt and sugar are dissolved. Refrigerate at least 1 hour or up to 1 week. 

    3. Divide lamb evenly to create 4 patties. Season to taste with salt and ground black pepper.

    4. Grill or pan sear the burgers over medium heat to desired temperature, about 4 minutes per side for medium.

    5. Place burgers into pita pockets. Top each with 2-oz. of goat cheese, 1 sprig mint, pickled cucumbers and onions, and 1/4 cup fresh arugula. 

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    300 Calories per serving
    1 burger

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 10g
    • Cholesterol: 50mg
    • Sodium: 990mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 23g
    • Protein: 29g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Iron 20%
    0%
    Calcium 8%
    0%
    Vitamin D 0%
    0%
    Potassium 2%

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    Courtesy of Vermont Creamery