lamb slider recipe

Bacon Lamb Sliders

  • Author: Mike
  • Prep Time: 45 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 24 sliders 1x



  • 1/2 english cucumber
  • 1/2  tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 clove fresh garlic
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 Tbsp fresh chopped dill
  • 2 cups whole milk greek yogurt


  • 1/2 lb bacon
  • 1 lb ground lamb
  • 1/2 Tbsp dried oregano
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1 Tbsp grapeseed oil
  • 8 oz feta cheese
  • 24 slider buns



  1. CUCUMBER: Grate english cucumber with a microplane grater (affiliate).  Place in mesh strainer (affiliate) and press to get excess water out.  Place in mixing bowl (affiliate).
  2. EVERYTHING ELSE:  Grate in fresh garlic with microplane grater (affiliate). Add olive oil, salt, fresh lemon juice, fresh chopped dill and greek yogurt.  Stir everything together.  Cover and place in fridge for at least 30 minutes.


  1. BACON PREP: Place bacon on a baking sheet and into the freezer for 30 minutes.  Transfer to a food processor (affiliate) and pulse for 10-15 seconds to create small bits of raw bacon.
  2. MIX BURGERS:  Add bacon, ground lamb and dried oregano to mixing bowl (affiliate).  Mix by hand until well combined.  Form patties two inches in diameter.  Make a dimple in the center of the patty using your thumb.  Season outside with salt and pepper.
  3. COOK: Place patties in frying pan (affiliate) and cook for 4 minutes on each side.  Cook in batches if necessary and remove to a baking sheet when done.  When sliders are all cooked, place buns inside down on the pan and cook until toasted.  Meanwhile, place a small slice of feta cheese on each patty. 
  4. BROIL & SERVE: Turn oven broiler on high and place patties under heat until cheese begins to brown.  Remove and place on bun with a generous portion of tzatziki spooned on top.

  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Greek

Keywords: Slider recipe, party food, lamb recipes

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