All American Lamb Burgers

Servings:
8
Prep Time:
10 mins.
Cook Time:
10 mins.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds of ground Catelli Fresh American Lamb
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil or 1 tablespoon dried basil leaves, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned pepper
  • 8 hamburger buns, split and toasted
  • 8 lettuce leaves
  • 4 thin slices red onion, split into rings
  • 16 tomato slices

Preparation

1. In large bowl, combine ground lamb, tomato sauce, oats, onion, basil, garlic powder, seasoned salt, and pepper. Mix until all ingredients are blended. Shape into eight 1/2” thick patties.

2. To Grill: Cook over medium-hot coals. Grill 4” from coals 5 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness: Internal temperature of 145° for medium-rare, 160° for medium or 170° for well.

To Broil: Place lamb patties on broiler pan. Broil lamb 4 inches from source of heat for 5 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness: 145° for medium-rare, 160° for medium or 170° for well.

3.  Arrange lettuce leaf on bottom half of each bun. Top with onion rings, 2 tomato slices, cooked lamb patties and bun top.

Photo & Recipe: American Lamb Board

Categories: Ground Lamb, Lamb