Robert Foster's Note:
a light tasty sandwich with a greek influence. We love making these when we are in the mood for a burger.
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- 1 lb ground pork
- 1 (8 ounce) container plain yogurt
- 2 teaspoons chopped fresh basil
- 1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
- 2 tablespoons sliced green onions
- 3/4 teaspoon grated lemon, rind of
- 1/2 teaspoon sugar
- 1/2 small cucumber, sliced
- 1 medium tomato, sliced
- 2 6-inch pita bread or 2 6-inch flat bread, halved
- 1In medium bowl, combine ground pork, 2 tablespoons of the yogurt, basil, oregano, 1/2 teaspoon of the salt, 1/4 teaspoon of the garlic powder and pepper; mix well.
- 2shape mixture into 4 oval shaped patties, 1/2 inch thick.
- 3In a small bowl, combine remaining yogurt, parsley, green onions, lemon peel, sugar, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and remamaining 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder; mix well.
- 4Set aside.
- 5It is recommended to grill the patties covered for approximately 11 to 14 minutes or until pork is no longer pink in center.
- 6We have cooked them in a skillet as well.
- 7You have to be careful because the meat is lean and it tends to stick.
- 8Place patties, cucumber and tomato slices topped with yogurt sauce in pita halves.
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Nutritional Facts for Pita Burgers
Serving Size: 1 (283 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 437.2
- Calories from Fat 239
- Total Fat 26.5 g
- Saturated Fat 10.3 g
- Cholesterol 89.7 mg
- Sodium 693.9 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 23.8 g
- Dietary Fiber 1.7 g
- Sugars 5.3 g
- Protein 24.8 g