Gyro-Style Burgers Recipe

  • Ready in: 30 minutes
  • Prep time: 18 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 12 minutes
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  • Servings: 6

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ingredients

  • 1½ pounds ground lamb or lean ground beef
  • ½ cup crumbled reduced fat feta cheese, divided
  • 1 packet Dill Pickle Dip Mix
  • ½ cup light sour cream
  • ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • ⅓ cup diced cucumber
  • 6 pita halves, warmed
  • Lettuce, tomato slices, red onion slices, optional

cooking methods

  • Grill

directions

  1. Prepare grill to medium heat. In large bowl, combine lamb, ¼ cup cheese, 2 teaspoons Dill Pickle Dip Mix, Garlic Garlic Seasoning and Onion Onion Seasoning. Form into 6 oblong patties.
  2. Place patties on grill. Grill, turning once, until internal temperature reaches 165°F on an instant-read food thermometer, about 10-12 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, to make tzatziki sauce, in small bowl, combine sour cream, yogurt, remaining Dill Pickle Dip Mix, ¼ cup cheese and cucumbers. Salt and pepper as desired.
  4. Spread tzatziki sauce in pitas. Fill with lettuce, tomatoes, onions and burgers.
Makes 6 servings.

Serve with an arugula, watermelon and feta salad.

Wine Pairing: Pinot Noir

Make Ahead & Freeze: Prepare step 1. Place patties in a gallon freezer bag between sheets of wax paper. Place remaining Dill Pickle Dip Mix and feta cheese in a quart freezer bag. Place in bag with burgers. Seal well, label and freeze. Thaw completely. Continue with step 2.

Nutrition per Serving:
Calories: 460 Total Fat: 25g Sat. Fat: 11g Cholest: 120mg Sodium: 810mg Carbs: 22g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 3g Protein: 35g

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Delicious and easy! We enjoyed this recipe- super easy to make and the sauce is spot on! A great way to add flare to your burgers!
Date published: 2019-10-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tasty This was one of the easiest and tastiest meal I have made. I'm not a fan of lamb so I used a mixture of ground beef, pork and veal that's our local grocery store sells. Other than that I followed the recipe to the letter and enjoyed the results thoroughly.
Date published: 2019-04-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Taste like authentic Greek We loved this meal. After having a couple ho hum meals this knocked it out of the park.
Date published: 2019-03-13
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