Meat-a-terranean Burgers

By • July 19, 2010 • 2 Comments


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Author Notes: My 12 year old daughter invented this recipe when our favorite gyro restaurant closed...kimkraze

Serves 4

  • • 1 1/2 pounds 85% lean ground beef
  • pinches salt & pepper
  • 4 Lg. onion rolls
  • 3/4 cups cucumber sauce (store brand OR shredded cucumber, greek yogurt, garlic, salt & pepper to taste)
  • 4 pieces crisp romaine lettuce
  • 6 ounces crumbled feta cheese
  • 4 ounces Kalamata olives, chopped
  • 4 ounces roasted red pepper strips
  • 1/2 Lg. red onion, thinly sliced
  1. Heat grill or pan to medium-high.
  2. Form ground beef into 4, 12 oz. patties. Season with salt and pepper. Grill for 5 to 7 minutes per side (med. well), or to your taste.
  3. While burgers are cooking, place romaine lettuce on bottom half of bun.
  4. Add a layer of cucumber sauce.
  5. Carefully mound 1 ½ oz. crumbled feta on top of cucumber sauce.
  6. Next place a hot juicy burger on top of the crumbled cheese.
  7. Top with thinly sliced onions.
  8. Roasted pepper strips.
  9. And the chopped olives.
  10. Add another spoonful of cucumber sauce to taste.
  11. Put your bun tops on.
  12. Serve with crispy french fries tossed with smoked paprika, salt and pepper.

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almost 4 years ago drbabs

Barbara is a trusted source on General Cooking.

Don't you mean 4 - 6 ounce patties? (1.5 lb. is 24 ounces.)

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almost 4 years ago cheese1227

Cute name.