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Greek-Style Lamb Burgers with Minted Yogurt Sauce

 

36

Yield

4

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

25

min

Ready

1

hrs

Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber
 

Ingredients

For yogurt sauce
12 Ounces yogurt, plain
*
2 cloves garlic
¼ teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons mint leaves
shredded
For burgers
2 Pounds ground lamb
*
½ cup feta cheese
crumbled
½ cup kalamata olives
finely chopped, pitted
*
6 small pita bread rounds
*
2 small tomatoes
sliced
2 small green bell peppers
cut in rings
1 each red onion
sliced thin

Directions

Make yogurt sauce:

Mince and mash the garlic with the salt.

Drain yogurt in a sieve lined with a dampened paper towel set over a bowl 30 minutes.

Transfer to a small bowl and combine with the garlic and mint.

Prepare grill and oil rack.

Set grill 5 to 6 inches from coals.

In a bowl gently combine the lamb, feta and olives.

Form into 6 patties about 1 inch thick.

Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Grill for about 7 minutes per side for medium-rare.

Split pitas form a pocket.

Transfer burgers to pita pockets and top with tomatoes, bell peppers and onion.

Serve burgers with yogurt sauce.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 197g (6.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 10138% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 7%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 370mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Sugars g
Protein 9g
Vitamin A 19% Vitamin C 70%
Calcium 14% Iron 9%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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