One lamb burger sitting on a dark plate accompanied by sweet potato fries and an aioli for dipping. Dark background with lamb burgers sitting on their own in the back left side, with sprigs of herbs and a dish of red aioli off to the side.

Blue Cheese Infused Lamb Burgers

Serving Time Icon 10 min
Serves Number Icon Serves 4

You can always pile your burgers high with slices of local cheese, but tucking rich, crumbled Ontario blue cheese into your burger mixture unlocks the flavour on the grill.

Prep 10 MIN

Cook 10 MIN


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Step 1

In a small dry skillet, toast fennel and chili flakes over medium heat for about 1 minute or until fragrant. Let cool slightly, then grind using a spice or coffee grinder or alternatively, crush in a mortar and pestle.


Step 2

Scrape into a large bowl and add lamb, parsley, cornmeal, thyme, salt and pepper. Using your hands, mix together until well combined.


Step 3

Divide into 4 equal balls.


Step 4

Tuck crumbled blue cheese into each lamb ball, then flatten and shape into a 1 inch (2.5 cm) thick patty. Place on parchment paper-lined baking sheet or platter.

Step 5

Preheat grill to medium high heat. Place burgers on greased grill and grill for about 4 minutes per side or until no longer pink inside.

Tip: Make-ahead, wrap in plastic and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

Nutritional Information

One Serving 1/4 Recipe OR 1 Patty

Calories 300
Protein 29 g
Carbohydrates 3 g
Fat 19 g
Saturated Fat 10 g
Trans Fat 0.5 g
Cholesterol 80 mg
Sodium 730 mg
Fibre 0 g
Sugars 0 g
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