I grow onions, garlic and herbs, so that’s what I use in these saucy sandwiches. Make patties or form the ground beef into meatballs instead. —Alysha Braun, St. Catharines, Ontario
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VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 1 small onion, finely chopped
- 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1 pound ground beef
- 4 whole pita breads, warmed
- Refrigerated tzatziki sauce
- Optional toppings: sliced tomato, chopped red onion and shredded lettuce
- In a large bowl, combine onion, parsley, salt and pepper. Add beef; mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into four 4x2-in. oblong patties.
- Grill patties, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 4-6 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160°. Serve on pitas with tzatziki sauce and toppings as desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Mediterranean Meatball Sandwiches in Simple & Delicious June/July 2016