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Loaded Mediterranean Lamb Fries

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Ingredients

for the Israeli Salad

for the Tzatziki

Instructions

  1. Combine ground lamb, onion, garlic, lemon zest, mint, coriander, cumin, dried oregano, and cayenne pepper in a medium mixing bowl. Season generously with Kosher salt. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Brown lamb, breaking into bite-size pieces as it cooks with a wooden spoon, until fully cooked. Remove from heat.*
  2. Top cooked french fries with cooked lamb, sprinkle generously with feta cheese, and spoon on Israeli salad and Tzatziki.  Top with chopped olives and torn mint or chopped parsley.  Devour!

for the Israeli Salad

  1. Combine all ingredients in a small mixing bowl and season with Kosher salt.

for the Tzatziki

  1. Using the smaller side of a box grater, grate cucumber. Soak up excess cucumber moisture with paper towels. In a small mixing bowl, combine Greek yogurt, 3 tablespoons of the grated cucumber, lemon juice, garlic, mint, and dried oregano. Season with Kosher salt. Taste and adjust seasonings as desired.

Notes

You will most likely have more lamb than you need for these fries.  Use the additional lamb for tacos or pizza:

Greek Lamb Tacos

Mediterranean Lamb Flatbread