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Dinner bliss on a bun!!


lamb burgers with feta

1 onion, finely chopped

1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

4 cloves garlic, minced

1 teaspoon grated lemon rind

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

24 ounces ground lamb

16 ounces ground beef

hamburger buns

1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt

2 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese

1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh mint

1 teaspoon lemon juice

1 cup arugula

Combine onion, parsley, garlic, lemon rind, salt, pepper, cumin, lamb and beef, stirring just until combined. Divide the mixture into equal portions, and shape each portion into a 1/2 inch thick patty.

Heat a pan over medium-high heat. Coat with cooking spray. Add patties to pan, grill 4 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Remove the patties from pan. Add buns to pan, cut sides down. Cook 1 minute or until toasted.

Combine yogurt, cheese, mint and juice in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Place patties on bottom of buns, top evenly with feta mixture, arugula and top halves of buns.


Recipe adapted from Cooking Light, April 2015



sloppy joe

2 pounds lean ground beef

1 onion, chopped

1 green bell pepper, chopped

1 teaspoon garlic powder

2 teaspoons yellow mustard

1 1/2 cups ketchup

2 tablespoons brown sugar

salt and freshly ground black pepper

Cook beef with onion and bell pepper in a skillet over medium heat, breaking up the lumps until well browned, about 5 minutes. Stir in garlic powder, mustard, ketchup and brown sugar until well combined, season with salt and pepper.

Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 15 minutes.


Recipe adapted from allrecipes, March 2016