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Mini Lamb Sliders with Tzatziki Sauce and Pineapple Upside-Down Trifle

Recipe courtesy of Linkie Marais. For more recipes, please visit LinkieMarais.com.

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Ingredients

For Lamb Sliders
11⁄2 lbs ground lamb
1 egg
2 tsp salt
1⁄2 tsp ground black pepper 2 cloves garlic (chopped)
1 tbsp chopped onion
1 tsp Italian seasonings
1 tsp Worcestershire sauce Mini pita pockets
Arugula

Tzatziki Sauce
1 cup plain Greek yogurt
1 cup sour cream
1 cup grated cucumber (peeled and seeded) 1 tsp salt
1⁄4 tsp pepper
2 cloves garlic (chopped)
2 tbsp lemon juice
1 tbsp fresh dill (chopped)
1 tsp olive oil

For Pineapple Upside-Down Trifle 6 slices pineapple (core in)
1⁄4 cup light brown sugar
1⁄4 cup brandy
1 small container Mascarpone
1 tbsp powdered sugar
6 slices Angel Food cake
Maraschino cherries (optional for garnish)

Linkies Lamb Sliders

Method

For Sliders
Set the EGG for direct cooking at 450°F/232°C.

Mix first 8 ingredients together and form small patties. Grill sliders in the BGE Slider Basket until done (about 2-3 minutes on each side). Open pita pockets and spoon in some Tzatziki sauce and add arugula. Add lamb sliders … and enjoy!

For Tzatziki Sauce
Combine all ingredients and mix well. Refrigerate until ready to use.

For Pineapple upside down Trifle:
Sprinkle pineapple slices with brown sugar on both sides. Let the slices sit for a few minutes. Grill pineapple for 2-3 minutes on each side or until pineapple slice becomes flexible. Remove from grid and place into a small bowl. Pour brandy on top of the pineapple; cool slightly and cut into quarters.

Combine powdered sugar and mascarpone and mix well. In the bottom of a martini glass layer, first the angel food cake, then the mascarpone, then the pineapple. Pour extra sauce into glasses. Garnish with pineapple slices and Maraschino cherries.