Lamb Burgers in Pita with Yogurt Sauce

Lamb Burgers in Pita with Yogurt Sauce
Lamb Burgers in Pita with Yogurt Sauce

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 2

    cups plain nonfat yogurt

  • 1/2

    medium onion, chopped

  • 1/2

    cucumber, peeled, seeded, diced

  • 1

    tablespoon minced garlic

  • 2

    teaspoons fresh lemon juice

  • 1

    pound ground lamb

  • 2/3

    cup fresh white breadcrumbs

  • 1/2

    medium onion, chopped

  • 2

    tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

  • 4

    teaspoons minced garlic

  • 1 1/4

    teaspoons dried oregano

  • 4

    pita bread rounds, top 1/4 trimmed from each (tops reserved)

  • 4

    lettuce leaves

Directions

Mix first 5 ingredients together in medium bowl. Season yogurt sauce to taste with salt and pepper. Mix lamb and next 5 ingredients in large bowl until well blended. Season generously with salt and pepper. Shape mixture into four 3/4-inch-thick patties. Preheat broiler. Place lamb patties on broiler rack and broil until cooked through, about 4 minutes per side. Open pita bread rounds; line bottoms with trimmed tops, if desired. Place lettuce, burger, then large spoonful of yogurt sauce in each round. Serve, passing sauce separately.

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