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Foodie Tuesday with Smarty Marty- Lamb Burgers with Olive Salad

This week Smarty Marty is keeping it easy with this lamb burger and olive salad… so lets get dinner started by gathering up these ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 3/4 pound ground lamb

  • 1/8 teaspoon allspice

  • 1 15-oz. can chickpeas, rinsed and drained

  • 8 cups mixed salad greens

  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

  • 1 small cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced

  • 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced

  • 1/3 cup pitted black olives, halved

  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta (about 2 oz.), optional

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Step 1

Preheat gas grill to medium-high. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, 1/2 tsp. salt and 1/2 tsp. garlic powder.

Step 2

Combine lamb, allspice and remaining garlic powder and salt in a medium bowl and mix to incorporate. Form into 8 1/2-inch-thick patties. Grill patties, turning once, until an instant-read thermometer reads 160ºF, 5 to 7 minutes total.

Step 3

Place chickpeas, greens, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, olives and feta, if desired, in a large bowl. Toss with dressing. Divide among 4 dinner plates. Top each portion with 2 lamb patties.

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Food Styled and Prepared By Smarty Marty 

Recipe By - myrecipes.com

Atlanta Based Photography Elisha Akram (Kustom Kreation Photography) weekly food/recipe contributor Smarty Marty(My Older Sister) combines her love for cooking, photography and plating meals each and every Tuesday for this Segment entitled Foodie Tuesday. Join us each week for a variety of dishes prepared by Smarty Marty

Foodie Tuesday- by Smarty Marty

WE are so excited to team up with Smarty Marty and presents food recipes ideas and beautiful settings to our blog. Smarty Marty is a self trained cooked who's has been cooking delicious delights for a number of years. With raising six children and having a host of nieces nephews and family members she became very creative created home cooked meals and providing healthier options for her family. We are so delighted to add this segment to our blog.

Delicious meal in minutes... Happy Tuesday y'all

Linguine and Clams

Cook the pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain.  Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add thyme, red pepper, anchovies, and garlic; cook 2 minutes. Stir in wine and clam juice. Add clams; cover and cook 4 minutes or until shells open. Remove from heat; discard any unopened clam shells. Add cooked pasta, butter, and remaining ingredients to pan; toss well. 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Cook the pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain.

Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add thyme, red pepper, anchovies, and garlic; cook 2 minutes. Stir in wine and clam juice. Add clams; cover and cook 4 minutes or until shells open. Remove from heat; discard any unopened clam shells. Add cooked pasta, butter, and remaining ingredients to pan; toss well. 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Images by Smarty Marty

Images by Smarty Marty