Mediterranean kefta lamb burgers on grilled pita

  • Preparation 45 min
  • Cooking 12 min
  • Servings 4
  • Freezing I do not suggest



  • 1 lb ground lamb
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 200 g feta cheese, cubed
  • 2 pita breads, cut in half and opened
  • 2 tomatoes, sliced
  • 4 Lebanese cucumber, sliced
  • Romaine heart leaves
  • Salt and pepper from the mill

Ingredients for the tzatziki

  • 1 1/2 cups Greek yogurt
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup peeled and seeded cucumber, finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste



  • In a large bowl, add lamb, parsley, mint, onions, oregano and feta cheese. Season with salt and pepper and mix well with your hands. Form 4 patties and reserve in the fridge.
  • In a bowl, add the ingredients for the tzatziki, season with salt and pepper and mix. Reserve in the fridge.
  • Preheat the BBQ at maximum power. Oil the grates.
  • Place the patties on the fire and cook for 3 minutes. Rotate 45 degrees and continue cooking for 3 minutes. Flip the patties and repeat. Cook 3 minutes, rotate 45 degrees and cook 3 minutes. Reserve on a plate.
  • Add the pita bread on the heat and cook for 1 to 2 minutes, on one side only.
  • Spread 2 tablespoons tzatziki sauce inside the pita then add a lamb patty. Garnish with romaine, tomatoes, cucumbers and alfalfa to taste!