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Indian Beef Patties in Pitas with Cucumber Yogurt

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Category: Indian, Beef, Sandwiches

 Ingredients List

  • ---Indian Beef Patties---
  • 1 oz Fresh ginger root; 1" cube
  • 2 lg Garlic clove; minced
  • 3 md Jalapeno chile peppers;
  • -seeded and chopped
  • 2 tb Fresh mint
  • 1 md Onion; quartered
  • 1 lb Extra lean ground beef
  • Salt; to taste
  • 2 ts Ground cumin
  • ---Cucumber Yogurt---
  • 1/2 sm Cucumber; peeled, seeded,
  • -cut in small dice
  • 2 c Plain lowfat yogurt


TO PREPARE: For the patties, mince first 4 ingredients in a food processor.
Add the onions; pulse until minced. Add the ground beef, cumin, and 1
teaspoon salt; pulse to combine.

Make the Cucumber Yogurt recipe: Mix cucmbers and yogurt in a small bowl;
set aside.

TO COOK: Heat the broiler. Divide ground beef mixture into 8 portions. Form
each portion into a patty, 3 inches in diameter. Transfer patties to a
broiling pan. Broil patties, turning once, until they are browned on both
sides, about 6 minutes.

TO SERVE: Place 2 beef patties into each pita bread. Then, spoon a portion
of the Cucumber Yogurt into each Indian Beef Patty Pocket. Serve

Per serving: 386 Calories; 22g Fat (51% calories from fat); 29g Protein;
18g Carbohydrate; 85mg Cholesterol; 164mg Sodium

NOTES : A Subcontinental spin on Gyros, about as easy as hamburgers. You
can substitute ground lamb or chicken for the beef in these meat patties.
Or you can substitute 1-inch cubes of lamb, chicken, fish or beef for the
ground meat patties and use the remaining patty ingredients listed as a
marinade for the meat or fish cubes, which are then broiled.

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