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Chef #573036's Note:
From the latest Bon Appétit Magazine. This looked like a great recipe for a weekend BBQ.
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- 1 cup plain yogurt (preferably Greek-style)
- 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
- 1 1/4 teaspoons finely grated lime peel
- coarse kosher salt
Burgers and vegetables
- 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
- 1 1/4 cups chopped onions
- 2 tablespoons minced peeled fresh ginger
- 2 teaspoons coarse kosher salt, divided
- 2 teaspoons Madras curry powder
- 1 3/4 lbs ground lamb
- 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
- 1 1/2 teaspoons cracked black pepper, divided
- 3 medium zucchini, cut lengthwise into 1/4-inch-thick slices (about 12 ounces)
- 6 green onions, trimmed
- 1 fresh poblano chile
- 6 pita breads
- 1 large tomato, thinly sliced
- 1For raita:
- 2Mix yogurt, mint, cilantro, and lime peel in small bowl. Season to taste with coarse salt and pepper. Cover; chill until cold, at least 30 minutes and up to 4 hours.
- 3For burgers and vegetables:.
- 4Heat 2 tablespoons oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, ginger, and 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt. Sauté until onion is tender, about 8 minutes. Mix in curry powder and stir 30 seconds. Remove from heat. Cool onion mixture to room temperature, at least 15 minutes.
- 5Place lamb in large bowl. Add onion mixture, 1 teaspoon coarse salt, cilantro, and 1 teaspoon cracked pepper. Blend mixture gently; shape into six 1/2-inch-thick patties.
- 6Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat). Combine zucchini, green onions, and chile in another large bowl. Add 2 tablespoons oil, 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt, and 1/2 teaspoon cracked pepper; toss to coat. Place vegetables and burgers on grill. Cook until grill marks appear, about 4 minutes. Turn vegetables and burgers over. Cook vegetables until tender, about 3 minutes. Cook burgers to desired doneness, about 4 minutes for medium-rare. Cut zucchini and green onions crosswise into 2-inch-long pieces. Cut chile into thin strips.
- 7Place breads on plates; top with burgers and tomato slices. Mound vegetables on burgers; spoon dollop of raita over. Fold bread up around burgers and serve with remaining raita.
- 8* Often called a pasilla; available at some supermarkets and at specialty foods stores and Latin markets.
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Nutritional Facts for Curried Lamb Burgers With Grilled Vegetables and Mint Raita
Serving Size: 1 (435 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 6
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 692.0
- Calories from Fat 382
- Total Fat 42.4 g
- Saturated Fat 15.7 g
- Cholesterol 101.8 mg
- Sodium 1017.3 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 46.3 g
- Dietary Fiber 4.3 g
- Sugars 7.4 g
- Protein 31.2 g
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