Greek Herb Burgers

greek herb burger sans bun

Photo by Sidney Bensimon

Makes 5



  1. 1 of 2 Whisk tahini, 1/2 tsp lemon juice, garlic powder and 2 tbsp water. Set aside. Cut eggplant into 1/4-inch rounds. Brush with 2 tbsp EVOO and sprinkle with 1/4 tsp salt. Heat grill to med-high. Grill 5 min, then flip and grill 3 min. Set aside.
  2. 2 of 2 Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine 1 lb ground beef with onion, mint, parsley, dill, minced garlic, 2 tbsp lemon juice, 1 tbsp EVOO and 1/2 tsp fine sea salt. Form into 5 patties, about 6 oz each. Sprinkle both sides with 1/4 tsp fine sea salt and grill 10 min, flipping once for medium. Place an equal amount of grilled eggplant on 2 pieces Bibb or Boston lettuce. Drizzle with tahini mixture and garnish with chopped dill. Serve with lemon wedges.
Nutrition Information for Greek Herb Burgers
Servings Per Recipe: 5
Per Serving: 4 g fiber, 5 g sugar, 21 g pro., 534 mg sodium, 271 kcal cal., 16 g Fat, total, 5 g sat. fat, 11 g carb.