Dairy Farmers of Canada

Cheddar lamb burger

This is the Cheddar lamb burger recipe.

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cooking: 20 min
Yields 4 Servings
cheddar lamb burger


  • 1 2/3 lb (600 g) ground lamb
  • 2 - 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh rosemary chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 5 oz (150 g) Canadian Cheddar sliced
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • 1 small red onion sliced
  • 2 cups (500 mL) kale sprouts
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Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).

In a bowl, mix lamb, garlic and rosemary. Season with salt and pepper.

Divide mixture into 4 portions and shape into patties. Transfer to a baking sheet and cook in the oven for 15–20 min, depending on thickness of the patties.

Top patties with cheese and heat buns.

Place patties on bottom buns, add onions and kale sprouts, cover with top buns and serve.


Cheese culture

There are dozens of flavoured Canadian cheeses out there, with punchy flavours that add a welcome kick to burgers and sandwiches of all kinds. Find your favourite!

Cheese alternatives: Canadian Provolone, Aged Cheddar.

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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 701 Calories
Protein: 38 g
Carbohydrate: 26 g
Fat: 49 g
Fibre: 1.5 g
Sodium: 577 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 32 % / 356 mg
Niacin: 47 %
Selenium: 101 %
Vitamin B12: 197 %
Zinc: 76 %