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Pita Burgers

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  Shredded lettuce 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Cucumber 1 Medium, seeded and finely chopped
  Plain yogurt 8 Ounce (1 Cup)
  Sesame seed 1 Tablespoon, toasted
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 1 Teaspoon, crushed
  Dried basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed
  Dried rosemary 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed
  Ground beef/Ground lamb 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Pita bread 6

Combine lettuce, cucumber, yogurt, and sesame seed; set aside.
Combine onion, garlic, salt, oregano, basil, and rosemary.
Add ground beef or ground lamb; mix well.
Shape into 6 thin patties, each 5 inches in diameter.
Grill over medium coals till desired doneness, turning once (allow 10 to 12 minutes total time for medium).
Or, broil 3 inches from heat till desired doneness, turning once (allow 8 to 10 minutes total time for medium).
Split each bread round to make a pocket; place a cooked meat patty inside.
Spoon in some lettuce mixture.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 569 Calories from Fat 300

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g51.5%

Saturated Fat 12.1 g60.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 84.9 mg28.3%

Sodium 766.2 mg31.9%

Total Carbohydrates 41 g13.8%

Dietary Fiber 3.6 g14.6%

Sugars 3.4 g

Protein 28 g55.7%

Vitamin A 121.8% Vitamin C 28.9%

Calcium 18.4% Iron 20.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pita Burgers Recipe