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                               GREEK BURGERS
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Diabetic                         Main dish
                 Meats                            Sandwiches
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       lb           Extra-lean ground beef
    1       cl           Garlic -- minced
    2       tb           Fresh lemon juice
    1       t            Dried oregano leaves
      1/4   ts           Ground cumin
      1/4   ts           Ground pepper
    1       md           Size plum tomato
    2       tb           Flat-leaf parsley -- minced
    4                    6 whole-wheat pita pocket
                         -breads
                         Romaine lettuce lea
    1       sm           Red onion
 
   Mix ground beef, garlic; lemon juice, oregano leaves; cumin, pepper,
   plum tomato, and parsley.  Form into 4 patties about 3/4 thick.
   Grill or broil, 4 from souce of heat, ofr 3 minutes, for 3 minutes
   on each side for medium-rare.  Cut the top thrie off each of four 6
   whole-wheat pita pocket breads.  Turn the cut-off piece round side
   down; tuck inside to pocket bread to reinforce bottom.  Place a
   grilled burger in each pocket bread along with a romaine lettuce leaf
   and paper-thin slices from 1 sm red onion.  Pass 1/4 cup Cilantro
   Chutney (page 218) to spoon into burgers. Note: These hamburgers
   could be made with lean ground lamb.  The exchanges would stay the
   same, but lamb add 17 calories and 2 grams of fat (mostly saturated
   fat) per serving Joslin Food Exchanges per serving:  3 MEDIUM/FAT
   MEAT EXCHANGES + 2 BREAD/ STARCH EXCHANGES
   CAL: 346 PRO: 27; CAR: 26g; FAT: 15g;(CALORIES FROM FAT 39%) FIR: 2g;
   CHO: 54mg; SODIUM: 285mg; POTASSIUM: 441mg;
   
   Source: The Joslin Diabetes Groumet Cookbook
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