Pasture Raised Lamb Western Mass


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Lamb Burgers with Feta Cheese and Olives


4 oz. feta cheese, drained and crumbled

1/4 cup pitted kalamata olives - chopped 

2 Tablespoons chopped fine red onion or a small shallot chopped fine

1 teaspoon dried oregano

freshly ground pepper

1 pound Leyden Glen Farm ground lamb

Mix all ingredients except ground lamb in a large bowl. Add the ground lamb and mix everything thoroughly with your hands. 

Form into 3 or 4 patties. Let set to firm up for about 1/2 hour in the refrigerator. 

Pre-heat your grill. When it is good and hot, cook for about 5 minutes per side.

Serve topped with lettuce and yogurt sauce (below). 

For Yogurt Sauce:

1 cup (8 oz) yogurt - preferably Greek

1 small cucumber - peeled, seeded and finely diced

1 teaspoon lemon juice

salt and pepper

1 teaspoon dried dill or fresh if available

1 minced garlic clove (for garlic lovers)

Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Serve drizzled over burgers. 

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