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Gyro Burgers

 Gyro Burgers
The mild seasonings in these burgers give them mass appeal. Pita bread is a nice change of pace from the usual hamburger buns.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 2 tablespoons plain yogurt
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound ground lamb or pork
  • 8 pita pocket halves
  • Sliced cucumber
  • Cucumber Sauce


  • In a bowl, combine the yogurt, garlic, rosemary, lemon-pepper and
  • salt. Crumble meat over mixture; mix well. Shape into four oval
  • patties.
  • Grill, covered, over medium heat for 6-7 minutes on each side or
  • until meat is no longer pink. Serve in pita bread with sliced
  • cucumber and Cucumber Sauce. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 391 calories, 16 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 76 mg cholesterol, 593 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 25 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a

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Wine (continued)
medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.