Mediterranean Burgers Recipe

  • Yield 8 small burgers, 6 large burgers

Active time: 20 minutes

  1. In a medium sized bowl, combine ground beef or lamb, spices, lemon juice and egg. With wet hands shape into 8, 3½ inch diameter, patties.
  2. In a large grill pan, warm 3 tbsp. olive oil over medium heat. Grill burgers until nicely browned on each side, about 3-4 minutes.
  3. Place the bottom of the buns on plates. Spread a layer of hummus on the bun. Top with burger, sliced pickles, lettuce and sliced tomato. Spread more hummus on top of the bun.
  4. Then press on the bun tops and enjoy.

Recipe by Colombe Jacobsen

Ingredients

  • 1½ pounds ground beef or lamb
  • 1 medium onion (diced)
  • 1 egg (lightly beaten)
  • ¼ cup minced parsley
  • ¼ cup minced mint
  • 1 tbsp. paprika
  • ¼ tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tbsp. ground cumin
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 large pickle sliced thinly in rounds
  • 4 romaine lettuce leaves
  • 1 large tomato (thinly sliced into rounds)
  • 8 hamburger buns, (split and lightly toasted)
  • ½ cup Sabra Hummus (choose your favorite style)