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Greek-Stuffed Hamburgers Recipe
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Greek-Stuffed Hamburgers Recipe

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These open-face burgers are literally stuffed with all the best Greek ingredients. While they look really impressive, they're incredibly easy to assemble. Jessica Ring - Chicago, IL
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomato
  • 2 tablespoons chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped ripe olives
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 whole pita breads
  • 6 lettuce leaves
  • 6 slices tomato
  • 1 small cucumber, sliced
  • 1/3 cup cucumber ranch salad dressing

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 607 calories, 32 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 120 mg cholesterol, 854 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 40 g protein.

Directions

  1. Shape beef into 12 patties. In a small bowl, combine the cheese, chopped tomato, onion, olives, oil and oregano. Top half of the patties with cheese mixture. Cover with remaining patties and firmly press edges to seal. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  2. Grill patties, covered, over medium-hot heat or broil 4 in. from heat for 6-8 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 160° and juices run clear. Serve each burger on a pita with lettuce, sliced tomato, cucumber and salad dressing. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Greek-Stuffed Hamburgers in Simple & Delicious May/June 2009, p61

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 607 calories, 32 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 120 mg cholesterol, 854 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 40 g protein.

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.

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Reviewed Jun. 1, 2009

"I substituted ground lamb and use fresh baby spinach instead of lettuce. Grilled them in my grill pan. Made my own yogurt-cucumber sauce with a little dill and a splash of lemon juice. YUMMY!!"

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