How to make it

  • Mince garlic and mash to a paste with 3/4tsp salt using the side of a heavy knife. Stir together garlic paste with the cumin, coriander, paprika, cinnamon, cayenne and the cilantro; sprinkle over lamb and mix until combined (do not overmix) Form lamb into 4 3/4" thick patties.
  • Cut off enough from one side of each pita to leave a 5" opening. Stir together tapenade, olive oil and lemon juice.
  • Oil grill and cook burgers over medium-high heat, turning once; about 6-7 minutes for medium rare; grill pitas.
  • Spread patties with the tapenade mixture and slide into pita's with the tomato slices.

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    " It was excellent "
    dandelion ate it and said...
    Wow these burgers are packed with flavor. I love middle eastern food. THX!
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    different tastey recipe thanks
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    " It was excellent "
    chefmeow ate it and said...
    Oh wow, these sound really good. I haven't had lamb in awhile, this recipe gives me a good excuse to buy some. Thanks for a great post. You have my 5.
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  • turlak 9 years ago
    I've been wanting some lamb lately - I need to go back to the store now! Thanks for the post!
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