Chili Burgers In Pita Pockets
|Oil||1 Teaspoon (for greasing)|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), minced|
|Soft bread crumbs||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Chopped parsley||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Chili powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Dried oregano||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Lean ground beef||12 Ounce|
|Ground pork/Veal||12 Ounce|
|Light sour cream/Yogurt||1 Tablespoon|
|Salsa/Bottled salsa||1 Tablespoon|
1. In a bowl, beat egg; stir in garlic, bread crumbs, parsley, chili powder, oregano, salt and pepper. Mix in beef and pork. Shape into 3 patties, each 5 inches (12 cm) in diameter.
2. Place on greased grill over medium heat; cook for 8 to 10 minutes on each side or until no longer pink in center. (Or place under preheated broiler, 5 inches [12 cm] from heat, for 8 to 10 minutes on each side or until no longer pink in center.) Transfer to a cutting board; let rest 5 minutes for easy slicing. Cut into thin slices.
3. Wrap pita breads in foil; place on grill for about 10 minutes, turning once until heated through. (Or wrap in paper towels; microwave at Medium for 2 minutes or until warm.) Line pita breads with lettuce; tuck in meat slices. Top with sour cream and Tomato-Pepper Salsa.