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Chili Burgers In Pita Pockets

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Ingredients
  Egg 1
  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
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lean ground beef 12 Ounce
  Ground pork/Veal 12 Ounce
  Lettuce leaves 4
  Light sour cream/Yogurt 1 Tablespoon
  Salsa/Bottled salsa 1 Tablespoon
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Grilling
Dish: 
Bread
Interest: 
Quick

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