Greek-Stuffed Hamburgers Recipe
- 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
- 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.
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.
Medium-Bodied Red Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.