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May 22, 2019

American Lamb & Frites Burger


Recipe Provided By
"The Curious Plate"
Prep Time

10 min

Cook Time

15 min

Total Time

25 min



American Lamb & Frites Burger on a counter


  • 1-1/2 pounds ground American Lamb
  • 1 teaspoon Tabasco
  • 1 teaspoon steak sauce, plus more for garnish
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 slices cheddar cheese
  • Fresh arugula
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • 4 slices tomato
  • French fries, fresh or frozen, cooked, for garnish


In a bowl, add lamb, Tabasco, steak sauce, salt and pepper; using your hands, mix together and form into 4 burger patties. Place lamb burgers on the grill; cook over medium-high heat for about 6 minutes per side for medium. With about 1 minute left in cooking, add a cheddar slice to each burger to melt. 

To assemble: Place arugula on the bottom bun. Top with tomato followed by the lamb burger, handful of frites, more steak sauce and the top bun. Repeat process for remaining burgers.

USDA recommends the following time and temperature parameters

Ground Lamb

Internal temperature of 160°F

All Other Cuts

Internal temperature of 145°F, with a 3 minute rest

American Lamb & Frites Burger on a plate
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