Greek Burgers with Cucumber Sauce
Recipe submitted by: Amy Pickett
Recipe courtesy of: http://www.parents.com/recipe/sandwiches/greek-burgers-with-cucumber-sauce/
1 1/2 cups plain yogurt
1 package (1 ounce) ranch dressing mix
1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
1 1/2 pounds ground beef chuck OR: ground lamb
6 regular-size pita pockets (6-inch)
6 leaves green lettuce
1 tomato, cored, seeded and chopped
- Combine 1 cup yogurt and the dressing mix in medium-size bowl. Remove 1/2 cup to another bowl and reserve. To remaining yogurt mixture in bowl, add 1/2 cup plain yogurt and cucumber. Refrigerate until serving.
- Heat broiler. Add ground meat to reserved 1/2 cup yogurt mixture; mix well. Divide into 6 equal portions; shape each into 3-1/2-inch patty. Place on broiler pan.
- Broil 5 inches from heat 7 minutes on each side or until internal temperature registers 160 degrees F on instant-read thermometer.
- Cut off top quarter of each pita; reserve for other use. Fill each pita with lettuce, hamburger, cucumber-yogurt sauce and tomato.
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