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.

  • 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
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    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.
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