Lamb Burgers with Avocado Ziki Recipe {21 Day Sugar Detox}
Recipe type: Main
For the Burgers
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh dill
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 1½ pounds ground lamb
For the Avo-Ziki Sauce
  • 2 ripe avocados, mashed with a fork
  • ½ cup grated cucumber
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh dill
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • juice of 2 lemons
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil {I used Greek olive oil purchased from our local Greek store}
  • sea salt and black pepper {omit for AIP} to taste
  • butter lettuce, separated into leaves
  • 4 large tomato slices (optional, omit for AIP)
  • 8 slices cucumber
  1. Prepare burgers: Preheat a grill or grill pan to medium-high heat. In a mixing bowl, combine the salt, pepper, oregano, dill, garlic, and lemon zest, if using.
  2. Add lamb and mix with your hands until well incorporated.
  3. Form the mixture into 4 patties, then grill for 4 to 5 minutes per side (depending on thickness) to your desired level of doneness.
  4. Make the Avo-Ziki: Combine all the ingredients in a small mixing bowl.
  5. Serve the burgers in lettuce topped with cucumber, onion slices (optional) and Avo-Ziki.
Recipe by So Chic Life at