Lamb Burgers with Kale and Mint Pesto

Lamb Burgers with Kale and Mint Pesto

By annamueser Published: June 14, 2013

  • Yield: 3 Servings




  1. To make the mint and kale pesto: Combine all of the ingredients for the pesto except for the oil in a food processor or blender. Pulse the blender/food processor to chop the ingredients. Leaving the food machine on a medium speed, slowly add the oil while it is processing. Pour the pesto into a bowl or container and set aside.
  2. To prepare the lamb burgers: Form three burger patties out of one pound of lamb meat. Heat a large cast iron skillet to medium and add the butter and oil and allow it to melt. Once the skillet has heated completely, place the three burger patties on it and allow them to cook 5 minutes. Flip the patties and cook an additional 3 minutes. Add the cheese on top and cook until cheese is melted (you can place a cover over the skillet to help melt the cheese), or until meat is cooked to desired “done-ness”.
  3. While the burgers are cooking, put your oven on the broil setting and put the buns in the oven cut-side up to allow them to toast. Keep an eye on them and remove them once they’re golden brown and crispy. Prepare your burgers by spreading kale mint pesto on top of the patty and add spring greens.