Grilled Curried Meat Roll Pita Sandwiches

Skewering seasoned ground meat for grillng is a Greek tradition, as is serving it in pita bread with cool yogurt and crunchy cucumber.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1
lb. lean ground beef
1/4
cup finely chopped onion
1
teaspoon curry powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup plain yogurt
1/3
cup finely diced seeded peeled cucumber
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
2
(6-inch) pita (pocket) breads, cut in half
1/2
cup shredded romaine lettuce
1/2
cup finely chopped tomato

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  • 1 Heat grill. In medium bowl, combine ground beef, onion, curry powder and salt; mix well. Shape mixture into four 6-inch sausage-shaped rolls. Flatten each to 2-inch width. Place a 12-inch metal skewer through center of each roll.
  • 2 In medium bowl, combine yogurt, cucumber and lemon peel; blend well. Set aside.
  • 3 When ready to grill, place skewered meat rolls on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 9 to 12 minutes or until meat rolls are thoroughly cooked, turning once.
  • 4 Remove skewers; place meat rolls in pita bread halves. Top each with lettuce, tomato and yogurt sauce.
  • 1 Heat grill. In medium bowl, combine ground beef, onion, curry powder and salt; mix well. Shape mixture into four 6-inch sausage-shaped rolls. Flatten each to 2-inch width. Place a 12-inch metal skewer through center of each roll.
  • 2 In medium bowl, combine yogurt, cucumber and lemon peel; blend well. Set aside.
  • 3 When ready to grill, place skewered meat rolls on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 9 to 12 minutes or until meat rolls are thoroughly cooked, turning once.
  • 4 Remove skewers; place meat rolls in pita bread halves. Top each with lettuce, tomato and yogurt sauce.

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To broil skewered meat rolls, place on broiler pan; broil 4 to 6 inches from heat using times above as a guide, turning once.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
330
(
Calories from Fat
155),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
360mg
360%;
Total Carbohydrate
19g
19%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
25g
25%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
16%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.