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The Ultimate American Lamb Burger

Categories: Entrees, Lamb, Sandwiches
Portions:
4
Step 1
1 lb american lamb • ground or minced
2 whole eggs • beaten
1 tbsp olive oil
1 clove garlic • minced
1/4 cup feta cheese • crumbled
1/4 cup fine bread crumbs
1/3 cup sour cream
1 tbsp lamb spice
2 tbsp fresh mint • chopped
1 tbsp paprika
1 tsp cumin
2 tsp worcestershire sauce
ground black pepper to taste
sea salt to taste
For lamb burgers: Mix all ingredients well and form into 4 burgers; let rest in cooler.
Step 2
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup vinegar
1/4 tsp mustard seed
1/4 tsp turmeric
2 roasted red peppers • finely diced
6 plum tomatoes • skin, seed, core, dice
2 shallots • minced
For the Roasted Pepper and Tomato Relish: Dissolve the sugar in the vinegar; add the mustard seed and turmeric. Bring to a boil;

add peppers, tomatoes and shallots. Continue cooking for 8 minutes.
Step 3
1 whole medium eggplant
1 egg • beaten
2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
4 tbsp buttermilk
1 tbsp fresh basil • minced
salt to taste
pepper to taste
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup fine dry bread crumbs
salad oil as needed
Pare the eggplant; cut into 4 1/2-inch-thick slices. Salt eggplant lightly on both sides; let sit for 20 minutes. Rinse the slices and dry well. Combine egg, buttermilk, oil and basil. Dip eggplant slices in flour that has been seasoned with salt and pepper, then dip in egg

mixture. Dredge in crumbs. Cover slices well; let sit for 2 minutes. Fry slowly in a skillet with hot oil until browned on one side and rather transparent. Turn and brown on other side.
Step 4
1/2 cup ricotta cheese
1/3 cup thickened cream
1/3 cup fresh mint • finely chopped
For the minted ricotta cream: Combine ricotta, cream, and mint.
Step 5
4 black olive rolls • sliced
Grill burgers until desired doneness. Place an eggplant slice then equal amounts of the

relish on a black olive roll base. Place on burger and top with the minted ricotta cream and roll top.
Notes

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