Grilled American Lamburgers

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Reach for our Chardonnay when you’re in the mood for a rich and creamy wine that delights with the fruity flair of pear, apple, and peach.


1 3/4 pounds ground American lamb
1/3 cup finely chopped red onion
2 green onions, sliced thin
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/4 cup minced cilantro
1/2 cup Italian-seasoned bread crumbs
1 1/2 Tablespoons lemon juice
1 egg
2 teaspoons Balsamic vinegar
6 slices fresh, ripe tomato
6 medium-sized leaves fresh butter lettuce
12 slices crusty sourdough bread, lightly toasted



Preheat gas grill. In a large mixing bowl, combine ground lamb, red and green onions, garlic, cumin, red pepper flakes, ground black and red pepper, cilantro, bread crumbs, and egg until well mixed and smooth. Shape mixture into six patties. Grill on preheated grill over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, flip burgers over and grill 5 to 6 minutes for medium doneness, cooked throughout center. Drizzle each grilled burger with Balsamic vinegar, serve topped with tomato slice and butter lettuce leaf between 2 slices of lightly toasted crusty sourdough bread.