Turkish Lamb Burgers

"I adapted this from a Bon Appetit magazine. I love ground lamb and have tried countless recipes to find the best lamb burger. The original recipe came close, then I added a few elements that I liked from various other recipes and came up with this."
 
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Ready In:
35mins
Ingredients:
10
Serves:
4
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ingredients

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directions

  • Combine lamb, 1/2 cup onions, 1 teaspoon salt, pumpkin pie spice, pine nuts, and 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper in medium bowl. Mix gently. Using moistened hands, form lamb mixture into 4 equal patties, each about 1/2 inch thick.
  • Combine yogurt, cumin, remaining 1/2 cup onions, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper in small bowl. Stir to blend. Let stand 15 minutes.
  • Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat). Grill burgers until cooked to desired doneness, about 4 minutes per side for medium.
  • Carefully open pita breads to make pockets; insert burger in each. Spoon in yogurt mixture and tomatoes, dividing equally, and serve.

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Cooking is my relaxation. I have a picky eater as my DW and a picky eater as my son. I eat everything under the sun and am very adventerous with foods. The challenge, please my family, expand their taste buds, and still make unique dishes that blend a wide variety of flavors.
 
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