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Lamb Burgers With Pistachio Pesto

You'll never want to go back to plain beef burgers.
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In this rewarding departure from your average beef burger—shared by paleo expert and Primal Kitchen Founder Mark Sisson—vibrant pistachio pesto balances the savory flavor of lamb, while cooling mint gives each bite a fresh finish.

This recipe is excerpted from Healthy Living Made Easy by Thrive Market. Recipe by Mark Sisson. Photographs by Thrive Market. Used with permission of the publisher. All rights reserved.

You'll Need

For the Burgers

For the Pistachio Pesto

How to Make It

  1. First, make the burgers: Mix together the ground lamb, spices, chopped mint, and parsley. Form 4 patties and pan-fry or grill them, about 4 to 6 minutes per side.
  2. Next, make the pistachio pesto: While the burgers are cooking, blend together garlic, pistachios, avocado oil, lemon juice, whole mint leaves, and salt in a food processor. Serve burgers with pesto on top.

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