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Greek Burgers

 

81

Yield

4

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

6

min

Ready

25

min

Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

1 pound ground beef, extra lean
1 clove garlic
minced
2 tablespoons lemon juice
fresh
1 teaspoon oregano
¼ teaspoon cumin
ground
*
¼ teaspoon black pepper
ground
*
1 medium italian plum (roma) tomatoes
2 tablespoons parsley leaves
flat-leaf
4 each pita bread, whole wheat
6 inches each
*
1 x romaine lettuce
leaves
*
1 small red onion

Directions

Mix ground beef, garlic; lemon juice, oregano leaves; cumin, pepper, plum tomato, and parsley.

Form into 4 patties about ¾ inch thick.

Grill or broil, 4 inches from source of heat, for 3 minutes on each side for medium-rare.

Cut the top off each of four 6 inch whole-wheat pita pocket breads.

Turn the cut-off piece round side down; tuck inside to pocket bread to reinforce bottom.

Place a grilled burger in each pocket bread along with a romaine lettuce leaf and paper-thin slices from 1 small red onion.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 237g (8.4 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 19128% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 70mg 23%
Sodium 84mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Sugars g
Protein 51g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 23%
Calcium 4% Iron 19%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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