This article originally appeared in the Autumn 2003 edition of Celiac.com's Journal of Gluten-Sensitivity.

Celiac.com 09/18/2014 - Right now, it is considered the “in” thing to be on a low carbohydrate diet.  Dr. Atkins has become a household word.  Try this great low carb recipe for your gluten-free and low carb diet.

Dairy-free:  Omit the cheese.
Vegetarian:  Substitute crumbled GF veggie burgers for the lamb.
Vegan:  Substitute crumbled GF veggie burgers for the lamb.  Omit the cheese.

Photo: CC--Don LaVangeIngredients:

  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • ¾ lb. ground lamb
  • 2 teaspoons oregano
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon dill
  • ½ teaspoon mint
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons parsley, chopped
  • 1 tomato, minced
  • 3 Tablespoons low-salt feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice

Directions:
In a small pan, sauté onions and garlic in oil over medium heat until tender but not browned; transfer to a medium bowl.  Add remaining ingredients to bowl and mix well.  Form into 4 patties.  Grill or broil patties about 4 minutes per side or until cooked through.  Serves 4.

Calories: 305; Total fat: 25g; Saturated fat: 10.1g; Cholesterol: 68.1mg; Sodium: 135.6mg; Carbohydrates: 4.4g; Fiber: 0.7g; Sugar: 1.1g; Protein: 15.7

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