These gyro burgers are a household favorite. Made from ground lamb and authentic spices, these can be dressed up with Greek favorites like feta and kalamata olives, but they pack such a punch of zesty flavor on their own, that you can eat them any way you please.
- 1 lb. ground lamb
- 1/4 cup minced red onion
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1 tsp. black pepper
- 1 1/2 tsp. cumin
- 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
- 1 tsp. dried oregano
- 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
- Add all ingredients to a large bowl. Using your hands, mix until well-combined, being careful not to overwork the meat.
- Form into 4 patties that fit the size of the pita bread you are using.
- Pan fry over medium heat, about 5 minutes per side, until cooked through.
- Serve on pita bread with cucumbers slices, tomato and tzatziki.