Greek-Style Lamb Burgers

loosely adapted from a WW Online Recipe

Servings - 4   Serving size - one burger ( 3 - 4 oz. cooked weight)   Points Plus per serving - 7 points+

( *Please note, the nutritional information may change with the leaness of the ground lamb you use.  My package stated there was approx. 14g of total fat per 4 oz. meat and that is what I based my calculations off of, if you find a leaner ground lamb, it may be less points+)   Calories - 277.5,   Total Fat - 14.8g,   Carb. - 1.6g,   Protein - 30.9g,   Fiber - 0.2g

1 lb. of lean ground lamb*

1/4 cup sweet onion ( such as vidalia), finely diced

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 TBS. lemon zest

2 TBS. fresh oregano, finely chopped

2 TBS. fresh parsley, finely chopped

1/2 tsp. ground cumin

1 tsp. dried oregano

1/4 tsp. kosher salt

1/8 tsp. fresh ground black pepper

1/4 cup egg beaters OR 1 egg white

1.  In large bowl, combine all ingredients.  Form into 4 patties.  

2.  Cook on med-high heat on grill or on stove top in grill pan until done ( about 3 - 5 minutes per side) or internal temperature reaches 145 - 160 degrees F.  

3.  Serve on pita halves or buns and top with fresh tomato slices, feta cheese, red onion slices, tatziki, and/or roasted red peppers.  ( Toppings and buns NOT included in nutritional information)