Feta Stuffed Pita Burgers

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Title: Feta Stuffed Pita Burgers
Yield: 4 Servings
Categories: Lamb, Meats


3 tb Milk
2 tb Cornmeal
1 tb Onion; finely chopped
1 Clove garlic; minced
1/4 ts Dried oregano; crushed
1/8 ts Lemon pepper seasoning
1/2 lb Lean ground lamb
1/2 lb Lean ground beef
1/3 c Finely crumbled feta cheese
1 ts Ouzo liqueur (optional)
1/4 ts Ground cumin
1/4 ts Ground red pepper
2 lg Pita bread rounds; split
2 c Shredded spinach

In a bowl, combine 2 tablespoons of the milk, cornmeal, onion, garlic,
oregano, lemon pepper, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Add meats; mix well. Shape
into eight 1/4" thick patties. Combine feta, remaining milk, and ouzo.
Place 1 tablespoon feta mixture in centers of 4 patties. Top with remaining
patties; press edges to seal. Combine cumin and red pepper; sprinkle onto
patties. Grill burgers, on an uncovered grill, directly over medium-hot
coals for 7 minutes. Turn and grill for 6 to 8 minutes more for medium
doneness; serve in pitas with spinach.

Nutritional information per serving: 334 cal., 31 g pro., 22 g carbo., 13
g fat, 93 mg chol., 384 mg sodium, 500 mg potassium, 2 g dietary fiber. US
RDA: 31% vit. A

Better Homes and Gardens Prize Tested Recipes By Ellen Burr Truro, Mass.

posted by Tiffany Hall-Graham Submitted By TIFFANY HALL-GRAHAM On 04-18-95