Ground meat with pita bread

Ground meat with pita bread

Ground meat with pita bread


  1. Add the onion and the garlic on a skillet, add some oil and cook until soft over low heat stirring constantly.
  2. Place in mixing bowl with lamb, lemon juice, oregano and cumin and mix thoroughly.
  3. Shape into 2 patties. Place on rack of broiler and broil 3 to 5 minutes on each side, turning once, or until desired doneness.
  4. Combine cucumber, yogurt and spearmint in small bowl and mix.
  5. Cut around edge of each pita bread and pull open to form pocket.
  6. Fill each pita with half the lettuce and tomato, 1 lamb patty and half the yogurt mixture.

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  • 1/2 cup minced onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 pound ground meat (pork or lamb)
  • 2 spoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 tspn dried oregano
  • 1/2 tspn ground cumin
  • 1/2 cup cucumber, diced
  • 1/4 cup non-fat yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh spearmint, chopped
  • 2 pitas
  • 1/2 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1/2 cup diced tomato
  • Oil for cooking


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