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Greek Burgers with Feta Aioli and Hummus

Simple....I love Greek food! There are so many flavors and textures in Greek cuisine. I tried to incorporate all those flavors into one delectable burger. This burger is very moist and is bursting with flavor. So delicious!

Ingredients 

Feta aioli:

½ cup crumbled feta cheese

2 Tablespoon mayonnaise

2 ½ Tablespoon plain greek yogurt

1 clove garlic, minced

¼ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon pepper

Hummus:

1 15 oz cans chickpeas

1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice

2 Tablespoon chopped flat leaf parsley

2 clove garlic, minced

½ teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon tahini

½ teaspoon ground cumin

¼ teaspoon black pepper

¼ cup olive oil

Herb mix:

1 cup finely chopped cilantro

¼ cup finely chopped mint

8 large basil leaves, finely chopped

1 clove garlic, minced

2 Tablespoons olive oil

Patties:

¼ cup + 2 Tablespoons herb mix

2 lbs. ground beef

½ teaspoon marjoram

1 teaspoon Thyme

1 teaspoon Onion powder

½ cup panko

1 teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon pepper

6 onion buns

6 slices tomato

6 sliced red onion [presumably "sliced" is a typo and "slices" was intended / Jill]

6 romaine lettuce leaves

Instructions 

Feta aioli:
Mix feta cheese, mayonnaise, yogurt, garlic, salt and pepper in a shallow bowl. When mixed well, cover and chill until ready to use.

Hummus:
Drain and rinse chickpeas. Put chickpeas, lemon juice, parsley, garlic, salt, tahini, cumin, and black pepper in a blender or food processor and blend till smooth. Slowly add in olive oil and mix until blended. Set aside.

Herb mix:
Place cilantro, mint, basil leaves, garlic, and olive oil in a food processor. Mix well and set aside.

Patties:
-Prepare medium-hot coals in a charcoal or gas grill.

Mix herb mix(already made in bowl and set aside), ground beef, marjoram, thyme, onion powder, panko, salt, and pepper. When mixed, form into 6 equal patties.
Place patties on grill and cook burgers about 5-6 minutes per side. Get buns ready. Place upper and lower buns, cut sides facing down, on the outer edges of the grill rack until lightly toasted.

To assemble burgers, put 2 Tablespoons of hummus on bottom bun. Place patty on the hummus, then 1 heaping Tb. of the feta aioli. Top with red onion slice, tomato slice and romaine lettuce. Serve and enjoy!