The best burgers for springtime cookouts.
Lamb Burgers with Green Harissa

Don’t wait until summer to dust off the grill. Springtime is the right time to kick off grilling season, especially if you cook up seasonal ingredients like lamb. Here, the best recipes for extra-juicy lamb burgers to christen your grill this spring.

1. Lamb Burgers with Cilantro-Yogurt Sauce
This spicy burger, served with a cooling yogurt sauce, is a take on lamb vindaloo.

Lamb Burgers with Cilantro-Yogurt Sauce

2. Greek-Style Lamb Burgers with Yogurt-Cucumber Sauce
Served in pitas instead of on buns, these lamb burger patties are flavored with onion, garlic, mint and parsley.

3. Provençal Lamb Burgers
Soft, funky Epoisses cheese and tangy olives make for a uniquely flavorful burger.

Provençal Lamb Burgers
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4. Greek Island Lamb Burgers with Grilled Feta
These burgers are topped with warm, melty feta and garlicky tapenade.

5. Lamb Burgers with Green Harissa
Bright, spicy harissa will make you say, who needs ketchup?

Lamb Burgers with Green Harissa

6. Moroccan Lamb Burgers with Mint-Yogurt Sauce
These lamb patties are flavored with a sweet-and-nutty currant-pine nut paste.

7. Beef-and-Lamb Burgers with Cheddar and Caper Remoulade
Mixing lamb with beef makes for extra deliciously, deeply flavorful burgers.