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Greek Burgers

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Category: Meat, Main Dish, Sandwiches, Diabetic

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Extra-lean ground beef;
  • 1 cl Garlic; minced
  • 2 tb Fresh lemon juice;
  • 1 ts Dried oregano leaves;
  • 1/4 ts Ground cumin;
  • 1/4 ts Ground pepper;
  • 1 md Size plum tomato;
  • 2 tb Flat-leaf parsley; minced
  • 4 6" whole-wheat pita pocket;
  • -breads;
  • Romaine lettuce lea;
  • 1 sm Red onion;


Mix ground beef, garlic; lemon juice, oregano leaves; cumin, pepper,
plum tomato, and parsley. Form into 4 patties about 3/4" thick.
Grill or broil, 4" from souce of heat, ofr 3 minutes, for 3 minutes
on each side for medium-rare. Cut the top thrie off each of four 6"
whole-wheat pita pocket breads. Turn the cut-off piece round side
down; tuck inside to pocket bread to reinforce bottom. Place a
grilled burger in each pocket bread along with a romaine lettuce leaf
and paper-thin slices from 1 sm red onion. Pass 1/4 cup Cilantro
Chutney (page 218) to spoon into burgers. Note: These hamburgers
could be made with lean ground lamb. The exchanges would stay the
same, but lamb add 17 calories and 2 grams of fat (mostly saturated
fat) per serving Joslin Food Exchanges per serving: 3 MEDIUM/FAT
CAL: 346 PRO: 27; CAR: 26g; FAT: 15g;(CALORIES FROM FAT 39%) FIR: 2g;
CHO: 54mg; SODIUM: 285mg; POTASSIUM: 441mg;

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