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Mt. Olympus Burgers

A burger fit for the Gods!

Ingredients 

Ingredients

Spread

1 cup Greek yogurt

½ cucumber, peeled and grated

1 garlic clove, minced

2 tsp dill

2 tsp mint

2 tsp white whine vinegar

Patties

1-½ lbs lean ground lamb

1 egg

1 cup feta cheese, crumbled

1 cup spinach, chopped

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp oregano

½ tsp onion powder

½ cup plain breadcrumbs

Vegetable oil, for brushing on the grill rack

6 pita pocket halves

6 Romaine leaves, chopped

6 purple onion slices, thinly sliced

6 TBS Greek olives, chopped

6 beet slices, chopped

Instructions 

Directions

Prepare a medium-hot fire in a charcoal grill with a cover, or preheat a gas grill to medium-high.

To make the spread, whisk all ingredients together. Cover and set aside.

To make the patties, combine all ingredients, handling as little as possible. Shape into 6 patties to fit the buns. Loosely cover with plastic wrap and set aside.

When the grill is ready, brush the grill rack with vegetable oil. Place the patties on the rack, cover and cook, turning once until done to preference, 8 to 10 minutes on each side.

To assemble the burgers, hold pita pocket on its side. Spoon lettuce into pita and spread until flat. Place patty in pita. Add onion slice, 1 TBS olives and chopped beets. Spoon spread into pita.

Comments 

Wait ‘til you SEE how yummy these burgers are