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Feta Stuffed Pita Burgers

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Category: Meat, Lamb/Sheep

 Ingredients List

  • 3 tb Milk
  • 2 tb Cornmeal
  • 1 tb Onion; finely chopped
  • 1 Clove garlic; minced
  • 1/4 ts Dried oregano; crushed
  • 1/8 ts Lemon pepper seasoning
  • 1/2 lb Lean ground lamb
  • 1/2 lb Lean ground beef
  • 1/3 c Finely crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 ts Ouzo liqueur (optional)
  • 1/4 ts Ground cumin
  • 1/4 ts Ground red pepper
  • 2 lg Pita bread rounds; split
  • 2 c Shredded spinach


In a bowl, combine 2 tablespoons of the milk, cornmeal, onion, garlic,
oregano, lemon pepper, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Add meats; mix well. Shape
into eight 1/4" thick patties. Combine feta, remaining milk, and ouzo.
Place 1 tablespoon feta mixture in centers of 4 patties. Top with remaining
patties; press edges to seal. Combine cumin and red pepper; sprinkle onto
patties. Grill burgers, on an uncovered grill, directly over medium-hot
coals for 7 minutes. Turn and grill for 6 to 8 minutes more for medium
doneness; serve in pitas with spinach.

Nutritional information per serving: 334 cal., 31 g pro., 22 g carbo., 13
g fat, 93 mg chol., 384 mg sodium, 500 mg potassium, 2 g dietary fiber. US
RDA: 31% vit. A

Better Homes and Gardens Prize Tested Recipes By Ellen Burr Truro, Mass.


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