Here is a long promised recipe for one of my most diligent fans, Lisa Plante. I said that I made the perfect burger, and this is it. I love lamb, but you can’t make a burger out of lamb alone, as the flavor can get super-gamey and too much for the taste
buds. But this is the perfect balance, complete with Mediterranean flavors.
THE PERFECT BURGER
1 pound ground beef
1 pound ground lamb
2 tablespoons ground garlic
1 tablespoon dried chopped rosemary (see Quick Tip)
Salt & Pepper to taste
Mix beef, lamb, garlic, rosemary, salt and pepper to taste using your hands. Shape into burgers.
If pan-frying, heat a pan or griddle to medium-high. Cook the burgers for 4-5 minutes on each side. If using a George Forman grill, grill for 6-8 minutes at 350 degrees.
QUICK TIP: If you want your burgers to have more of an Indian feel instead of a Mediterranean one, substitute the rosemary for curry powder.