Greek Burgers Recipe

Looking for an easy Greek Burgers recipe? Learn how to make Greek Burgers using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by pizzor

Makes 4 servings



1 tbls low fat crumbled feta adds about 18 calories, 1.2 g fat, .7 g sat. fat, 2.5 g cholesterol,118 g sodium, .25 g carbs, .25 g fiber, 1.8 g protein These hamburgers could be made with lean ground lamb. Lamb adds 17 calories and 2 grams of fat (mostly saturated fat) per serving

Recipe Ingredients for Greek Burgers

1 lb ground lamb
1 clove Garlic, minced
2 tbsp Fresh lemon juice
1 tsp Dried oregano leaves
1/4 tsp Ground cumin
1/4 tsp Ground pepper
1 medium tomato, plum preferably
2 tbsp Flat-leaf parsley, minced
4 Pita, large, Whole-wheat
4 Romaine lettuce leaves
1 small Red onion

Recipe Directions for Greek Burgers

  1. Mix ground beef, garlic; lemon juice, oregano leaves; cumin, pepper, plum tomato, and parsley. Form into 4 patties about 3/4" thick.

  2. Grill or broil, 4" from souce of heat, ofr 3 minutes, for 3 minutes on each side for medium-rare.

  3. Cut the top third 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.

Categories

Beef, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 205.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
307
Calories from Fat
79
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.8g
14%
Saturated Fat
3.1g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
102mg
34%
Sodium
241mg
10%
Potassium
552mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
20.0g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1.7g
7%
Sugars
2.2g
Protein
35.1g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 6% Iron 22%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin B12
  • High in zinc
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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