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Lamb Burgers with Mint-Yogurt Sauce

This recipe is intended for patients who have successfully completed the Pureed phase and are in the Soft Solid stage.

Lamb BurgersLamb Burger Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup scallions (3 to 4), white and light green parts only
  • 1 lb. lean ground lamb
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. coriander
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • olive oil flavored cooking spray


Mint-Yogurt Sauce Ingredients

  • 1/2 tsp. lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves
  • 1 clove garlic, quartered
  • 3/4 cup plain, fat free yogurt
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. concentrated chicken broth



  • In a chopper or food processor, chop scallions.
  • Mix scallions, lamb, and spices in a bowl until well blended.
  • Make 4 patties.
  • Heat a nonstick skillet until cooking spray is hot and not smoking.
  • Place burgers in a skillet on medium and cover.
  • Cook meat from 1 to 3 minutes, then turn and cook the other side for one to 3 minutes.
  • While meat is cooking, place lemon zest, mint, and garlic in a food processor.
  • In a bowl, mix yogurt, cumin, lemon juice, and chicken broth.
  • Add mint mixture to yogurt mixture and blend.
  • Remove burgers from skillet and drain on a paper towel to remove excess fat.
  • Pour sauce on burgers and serve.

Makes 4 servings


Nutrition Facts

  • Protein 25g
  • Total Carbs 6g
  • Sugar 3g
  • Total Fat 14g