Feta and Lamb Burger Pitas

Feta and Lamb Burger Pitas 150 Image by: Feta and Lamb Burger Pitas 150 Author: Canadian Living

Add leaf lettuce, sliced cucumbers and chopped tomatoes to the pita for extra crunch, if desired.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: July 2009

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
  • 4 pita breads (with pockets)
  • 1/2 cup crumbled Canadian feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons sliced kalamata olives
Patties:
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/2 onion grated
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tablespoons wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 lb ground lamb

Method

Patties: In bowl, beat egg with water; stir in bread crumbs, onion, garlic, vinegar, mustard, salt, oregano and pepper. Mix in lamb. Shape into four 3/4-inch (2 cm) thick patties.

Place patties on greased grill over medium heat; close lid and grill, turning once, until digital thermometer inserted sideways into centre reads 160°F (71°C), 12 to 14 minutes.

In bowl, combine plain yogurt with chopped mint.

Cut off top third of each pita; invert and place in bottom of pita. Place 1 burger in each; top burger with yogurt mixture. Sprinkle with Feta cheese and olives.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 1129 mg
  • Protein 31 g
  • Calories 544.0
  • Total fat 27 g
  • Potassium 454 mg
  • Cholesterol 143 mg
  • Saturated fat 12 g
  • Total carbohydrate 43 g

%RDI

  • Iron 30.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 48.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 20.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 5.0
  • Vitamin C 2.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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