• 7 Ratings

A savory ground lamb mixture is skewered, grilled, and served with refreshing cucumber sauce for this easy outdoor dinner recipe.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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  • Combine onion; bread crumbs; garlic; parsley; cilantro; oregano; mint; 1/2 teaspoon cumin; cinnamon; crushed red pepper, if desired; and eggs in a large mixing bowl. Add lamb; mix well. Divide mixture into 8 portions. Shape each portion around a metal skewer, forming a log that is 6 inches long and about 1 inch wide.

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  • Place skewers on the rack of the grill directly over medium heat. Grill lamb skewers for 10 to 12 minutes or until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the meat registers 160 degree F, turning once.

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  • In a small bowl, stir together cucumber and yogurt, if desired. Season to taste with salt and pepper, if desired. Serve with Cucumber Yogurt Sauce, sliced cucumber, and grilled lemon wedges, if desired. Makes 4 servings.


For grilled lemon wedges,cut a lemon into 8 wedges. Place on the grill rack next to the skewers that last 2 to 3 minutes of grilling, turning to brown evenly.

Nutrition Facts

397 calories; total fat 26g; saturated fat 10g; cholesterol 220mg; sodium 451mg; carbohydrates 6g; fiber 1g; protein 33g; vitamin a 340IU; vitamin c 5mg; calcium 61mg; iron 3mg.


7 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 2