Greek Burgers with Cucumber Sauce

Greek Burgers with Cucumber Sauce
Servings: 6 Prep 10 mins Broil 14 mins


  • 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

Make It

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. Broil 5 inches from heat 7 minutes on each side or until internal temperature registers 160 degrees F on instant-read thermometer.

4. Cut off top quarter of each pita; reserve for other use. Fill each pita with lettuce, hamburger, cucumber-yogurt sauce and tomato.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 483, Fat, total (g): 20, chol. (mg): 81, sat. fat (g): 8, carb. (g): 42, fiber (g): 2, pro. (g): 31, sodium (mg): 787, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.