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Greek Gyro Lamb Burgers
Greek gyro lamb burgers have the same great flavors of a gyro in burger form. With a perfectly seasoned grilled lamb burger topped with homemade tzatziki sauce.
For the Tzatziki Sauce:
plain greek yogurt
peeled and diced
fresh squeezed lemon juice
For the Burger Patty:
ground Aussie lamb
grass fed ground beef can be subbed
For the Burger:
Mix together greek yogurt, cucumber, garlic, lemon juice, dill, and salt and pepper for tzatziki sauce in a medium sized bowl.
Cover and place in the fridge till needed.
Combine the ingredients for the burgers in a large bowl. Mix well with your hands until ingredients are all blended together well.
Divide meat into 3 1/3 pound or 4 1/4 pound burgers.
Flatten into burger patties.
Fill Large Big Green Egg with charcoal, use fire starter to preheat. Ours was heated to about 550 degrees**
Cook on one side for 3-4 minutes for medium burgers.
Flip and cook for the same amount of side on the second side.
Open bun and place lettuce, tomato, burger patty, a spoonful of tzatziki sauce, and 2 slices of red onion and top with bun.
**Other charcoal or gas grills will work to cook the meat as well, but may take 1 extra minute or so on each side to cook.