Grilled lamb burgers in pitas
Raw lean ground lamb
2 Tbsp, chopped, finely chopped
Fresh mint leaves
3 Tbsp, chopped
Whole wheat pita(s)
1 oz, warmed, top third cut off and placed in bottom of each pita
1⅓ cup(s), shredded, lightly packed chopped
Uncooked bell pepper(s)
1 item(s), small, red variety, thinly sliced
½ average, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
Plain fat free yogurt
- Stir together lamb, onion, mint, coriander, salt, and black pepper in medium bowl just until mixed well. Shape into 4 (½-inch-thick) patties.
- Spray grill pan with nonstick spray and set over medium-high heat. Place patties in grill pan and grill until instant-read thermometer inserted into side of burger registers 160°F, about 4 minutes per side.
- Stuff each pita with 1⁄3 cup lettuce, 1/4 bell pepper, 1/4 cucumber, 1 burger, and about 1 tablespoon yogurt.
- Serving size: 1 stuffed pita