*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
             Greek-Style Lamb Burgers With Minted Yogurt Sauce
 
 Recipe By     : COOKING LIVE CL8708
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Burgers                          Cooking Live
                 Lamb
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         For yogurt sauce:
   12      Ounces        plain yogurt
    2      Small         garlic cloves
      1/4  Teaspoon      salt
    3      Tablespoons   shredded fresh mint leaves -- or to taste
                         For burgers:
    2      Pounds        ground lamb
      1/2  Cup           crumbled feta cheese
      1/2  cup           finely chopped pitted Kalamata olives -- 12 to 15
    6      small         pita loaves
    2      small         vine-ripened tomatoes -- sliced
    2      small         green bell peppers -- cut in rings
    1                    red onion -- sliced thin
 
 
  Make yogurt sauce: Mince and mash the garlic with the salt.
  Drain yogurt in a sieve lined with a dampened paper
  towel set over a bowl 30 minutes. Transfer to a small
  bowl and combine with the garlic and mint.
 
  Prepare grill and oil rack. Set grill 5-6 inches from coals.
  In a bowl gently combine the lamb,feta and olives.
  Form into 6 patties about 1 thick. Season to taste with salt and
  pepper. Grill for about 7 minutes per side for medium-rare.
  Split pitas form a pocket.Transfer burgers to pita pockets and top
  with tomatoes, bell peppers and onion. Serve burgers with yogurt sauce.
 
    Yield: 6 servings
 
 
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