Lamb Burgers in Pita with Yogurt Sauce

Lamb Burgers in Pita with Yogurt Sauce

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 2

    cups plain nonfat yogurt

  • ½

    medium onion, chopped

  • ½

    cucumber, peeled, seeded, diced

  • 1

    tablespoon minced garlic

  • 2

    teaspoons fresh lemon juice

  • 1

    pound ground lamb

  • cup fresh white breadcrumbs

  • ½

    medium onion, chopped

  • 2

    tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

  • 4

    teaspoons minced garlic

  • teaspoons dried oregano

  • 4

    pita bread rounds, top ¼ 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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