These Greek pita burgers are a must have, with a Mediterranean twist. These delicious burgers can be ready in under 30 minutes. 

Serves              8

Prep                 30 minutes

Ready in          30 minutes

 

Ingredients:

 For the sauce:

·         ½ medium cucumber, peeled, seeded and shredded

·         1 container (8 oz) plain yogurt

·         4 medium green onions, chopped (1/4 cup)

·         1 clove garlic, finely chopped

·         1 tablespoon olive oil

·         1 teaspoon lemon juice

·         ¼ teaspoon salt


For the burgers:

·         1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef

·         ½ cup frozen chopped spinach, (thawed) squeezed to drain

·         1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese

·         ¼ cup finely chopped red onion

·         2 cloves garlic, finely chopped

·         ½ teaspoon salt

·         ¼ teaspoon pepper

·         8 whole wheat hamburger buns, split

·         2 medium tomatoes, sliced

·         4 leaves romaine lettuce, torn in half

 

Directions
  • Place shredded cucumber in clean dish towel; squeeze to remove any excess liquid. In small bowl, mix cucumber and remaining sauce ingredients. Cover; refrigerate until serving time.

 

  • Heat gas or charcoal grill. In large bowl, mix all burger ingredients except buns, tomatoes and lettuce. Shape into 8 patties, 1/4 inch thick. Place patties on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 5 to 8 minutes, turning once, until meat thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 160°F.

Spoon 2 tablespoons sauce on bottom half of each bun. Top with burger, tomato and lettuce. Cover with top halves of buns.

 

Recipe Sourced From BettyCrocker

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