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Greek Burgers


8 ounces (250 g) lean ground lamb
8 ounces (250 g) lean ground beef
2 tablespoons (30 mL) pitted and chopped kalamata olives
1 teaspoon (5 mL) minced garlic
1 tablespoon (15 mL) chopped fresh mint or 2 teaspoons (10 mL) dried
2 teaspoons (10 mL) dried oregano
1 teaspoon (5 mL) finely minced
Lemon rind
Salt and pepper, to taste
Cooking spray
4 hamburger buns


In a large bowl, lightly mix ingredients together using your hands. Without packing, form into 4 patties, about 3/4 inch (2 cm) thick.

Place on lightly oiled grill and cook over medium heat with the lid down for 6 to 7 minutes on each side, or to desired doneness. Place on buns and garnish as desired.

Makes 4 servings.

Tip: Delicious when topped with goat cheese.

Greek Burgers

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