Lamb and Eggplant Sliders

Lamb & Eggplant Sliders with Mint Chutney

Who needs a bun when you can use eggplant slices to create a grain-free slider? These Lamb & Eggplant Sliders with Mint Chutney are unique and delicious!

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Lamb and Eggplant Sliders
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Lamb & Eggplant Sliders with Mint Chutney

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 8 Sliders
Calories: 268kcal


For the Chutney:

  • 1 cup (20 g) fresh mint leaves
  • 1 cup (60 g) fresh cilantro
  • ½ cup (60 g) red onion, diced
  • 1 tablespoon (6 g) ginger, minced
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) fresh lemon juice
  • 2 small Thai chilies or 1 small serrano pepper , halved and seeded
  • 1 teaspoon (6 g) kosher or fine sea salt
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) water

For the Sliders:

  • 1 pound (454 g) ground lamb
  • cup (40 g) red onion, minced
  • ¼ cup (15 g) fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon (2 g) ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon (1.2 g) coriander
  • ½ teaspoon (1.5 g) garlic powder
  • Kosher or fine sea salt
  • 2 medium eggplants , sliced into ¼-inch thick rounds
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for greasing
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 green lettuce leaves , torn into 8 small pieces
  • 8 to mato slices


  • Combine all the chutney ingredients in a food processor or blender and pulse until well incorporated.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the ground lamb, onion, cilantro, cumin, coriander, garlic powder, and ½ teaspoon salt. Mix well, then divide the mixture into 8 small patties.
  • Preheat the grill to medium-high heat, and oil the grate.
  • Brush both sides of the eggplant slices with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Grill the lamb burgers for about 6-7 minutes per side until desired doneness is reached (internal temperature of 160°F for medium).
  • Grill the eggplant slices until just tender, about 4-5 minutes per side.
  • Stack each burger on an eggplant slice and top with the chutney, lettuce, tomato, and another slice of eggplant.


Nutrition Facts
Lamb & Eggplant Sliders with Mint Chutney
Amount Per Serving
Calories 268 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 41mg14%
Sodium 334mg14%
Potassium 538mg15%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 1076IU22%
Vitamin C 12mg15%
Calcium 45mg5%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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Tags: Brian Kavanagh Chutney Eggplant Grill Lamb Mint Sliders
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