December 2, 2016

Lamb Sliders

2 lbs. ground lamb
1 large yellow onion, grated
2 garlic cloves
1/2 c. chopped parsley
1/2 t. cumin
1 t. allspice
1 t. ground coriander
salt and pepper to taste
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 red onion, thinly sliced
2 tomatoes, sliced
1 pkg. of 12 whole wheat dinner rolls

Combine meat, onion, garlic, parsley, and spices. Add egg; mix until thoroughly combined. Form 12 balls of meat mixture and flatten into patties slightly larger than dinner rolls. Grill or pan fry patties until medium-well. Cut dinner rolls in half; butter and toast on grill or broiler until lightly brown. Garnish with red onion, tomato and tzatziki sauce.

Tzatziki Sauce
3 T. olive oil
1 t. white vinegar
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 t. salt
1 c. Greek yogurt
1 c. sour cream
2 cucumbers peeled, seeded, finely minced
1 t. dill

Combine oil, vinegar, garlic and salt in bowl. Mix well. With a whisk, blend yogurt and sour cream; add the oil mixture and mix well. Add cucumber and dill. Chill for 4 hours.

Jeff Cullen, Bellaire