Mini Greek Burgers

Take a taste trip to the Mediterranean in 30 minutes! Mini burgers are topped with a creamy yogurt sauce, cucumber and onion.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 17
  • servings 16
 

Ingredients

Sauce

3/4
cup Yoplait® Fat Free plain yogurt (from 2-lb container)
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon dried dill weed

Burgers

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/4
cup Progresso™ plain bread crumbs
1
tablespoon balsamic vinegar
2
teaspoons finely grated lemon peel
2
teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped

Breads and Toppings

16
mini (2 1/2-inch) pita breads (from one 7-oz bag)
1/2
medium cucumber, cut into very thin slices
1/4
small red onion, cut into bite-size strips

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In small bowl, mix sauce ingredients. Cover; refrigerate until ready to use.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix burger ingredients until well mixed. Shape beef mixture into 16 patties, about 1/4 inch thick.
  • 3 Place 8 patties in 12-inch nonstick skillet; cook over medium-low heat about 3 minutes. Turn patties; cook 2 to 4 minutes longer or until meat thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 160°F. Remove patties from skillet; cover to keep warm. Repeat with remaining patties.
  • 4 With serrated knife, cut pita breads in half horizontally. Place patties on bottom halves of breads. Top each patty with about 2 teaspoons sauce, several slices of cucumber and strips of onion. Cover with top halves of breads. Serve immediately.
  • 1 In small bowl, mix sauce ingredients. Cover; refrigerate until ready to use.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix burger ingredients until well mixed. Shape beef mixture into 16 patties, about 1/4 inch thick.
  • 3 Place 8 patties in 12-inch nonstick skillet; cook over medium-low heat about 3 minutes. Turn patties; cook 2 to 4 minutes longer or until meat thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 160°F. Remove patties from skillet; cover to keep warm. Repeat with remaining patties.
  • 4 With serrated knife, cut pita breads in half horizontally. Place patties on bottom halves of breads. Top each patty with about 2 teaspoons sauce, several slices of cucumber and strips of onion. Cover with top halves of breads. Serve immediately.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

If you can't find mini pita breads, purchase regular-size ones and cut into quarters.

Look for mini pitas in the deli or bakery section of your local grocery store.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
90
(
Calories from Fat
30),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
190mg
190%;
Total Carbohydrate
8g
8%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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