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Middle Eastern Lamb Patty Filling

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Ingredients
  Lean ground lamb 1⁄2 Pound
  Ground cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Fine dry bread crumbs 1 Tablespoon
For salad oil
  Arab pocket breads 2 , cut in half
  Romaine lettuce 4 (Use Tender Inner Leaves Only)
  Cherry tomatoes 8 , halved
  Mild red onion 1⁄2 , thinly sliced
  Unflavored yogurt 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Mix together lamb, cumin, onion, salt, egg, and bread crumbs.
Shape into balls, using 1/2 tablespoons for each; then flatten balls into 1/2-inch-thick patties.
In a wide frying pan over medium-high heat, brown lamb patties on both sides, without crowding, until all are done to your liking.
Add oil, if needed.
Evenly fill each pocket bread half with meat patties, romaine leaves, tomato halves, and onion slices.
Pass yogurt to spoon into each sandwich.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Shallow Frying
Dish: 
Sandwich
Ingredient: 
Lamb
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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