• 1 lb lean ground lamb
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely grated onions
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon lemon, zest of , grated
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper , to taste
  • 1 ripe Hass avocado , peeled and pitted
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons plain nonfat yogurt
  • 4 toasted wholewhole wheat rolls or 4 hot dog buns
  • 4 slices thick ripe tomatoes , for garnish
  • 1/2 cup alfalfa sprout , for garnish
  • 1 Prepare coals for grilling or heat gas grill.
  • 2 Lightly combine the lamb, onion, parsley, lemon zest, salt and pepper; form into four patties about 3 1/2 inches in diameter and 1 inch thick.
  • 3 In a separate bowl, mash the avocado with the lemon juice and yogurt.
  • 4 Season with salt and pepper and reserve.
  • 5 Grill the burgers 3 inches from the heat for about 4 to 5 minutes per side for medium-rare meat.
  • 6 Serve immediately on toasted rolls topped with the reserved avocado mixture, a tomato slice, and alfalfa sprouts.