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Greek Burgers with Feta Sauce

Greek Burgers with Feta Sauce


  • 2 tablespoons dried oregano

  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • 1 cup flat leaf parsley

  • 2-3 tablespoons mint leaves

  • 1 shallot, coarsely chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed

  • 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • Zest of 1 lemon

  • 1 1/2-2 pounds ground lamb, chicken or beef

  • Salt and pepper

For the feta sauce:

  • 1 cup Greek feta cheese, crumbled

  • 1/2 cup whole milk

  • 1/4 cup toasted walnuts

For the fixin's:

  • Toasted ciabatta rolls or grilled flat bread or toasted onion rolls

  • Lettuce, tomato and red onion


Pre-heat a griddle pan to medium-high heat. In a food processor, combine the oregano, red pepper, parsley, mint, shallot, garlic, vinegar, olive oil and lemon zest and pulse into a fine chimichurri sauce. Place the meat in a bowl and season with salt and pepper. Combine with the herb mixture and form patties. Combine the feta sauce ingredients in a clean food processor bowl and process into a creamy sauce. Cook the burgers to desired doneness, 7-8 minutes for pink center on lamb or beef, 10-12 minutes for fully cooked chicken. Serve on toasted rolls or bread with lettuce, tomato, onion and sauce.