Easy Grilled Gyro Burgers
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Cuisine: Greek
Serves: 4
For the Burgers:
  • Ground lamb or beef (or mixture of the two), 1 pound
  • Dried oregano, 1 tablespoon
  • Dried rosemary, 1 tablespoon
  • Garlic, 3 cloves, finely minced
  • Onion, medium,, finely chopped
  • Salt, 2 teaspoons
  • Black pepper, ¼ teaspoon
For the Tzatziki Sauce:
  • Greek yogurt, plain, 16 ounces
  • Cucumber, 1 medium finely minced
  • Mint, 4 to 5 leaves, finely minced
  • Red vinegar, 2 teaspoons
  • Garlic, 3 cloves finely minced
  • Olive oil, 1 tablespoon
  • Onion, lettuce, tomato for topping
  • Hamburger rolls
For the Burgers:
  1. Combine all ingredients (may allow mixture to sit overnight in the refrigerator to improve flavor).
  2. Preheat gas grill to medium high.
  3. While the grill is heating up, remove meat mixture from refrigerator if prepared ahead, and form into 4 patties.
  4. Grill patties about 4 minutes per side for or until the internal temperature is 145 degrees.
  5. Top with lettuce, tomato, onion, and tzatziki sauce and serve on a hamburger roll.
For the Sauce:
  1. Wrap the diced cucumber in a clean white cloth and squeeze out any excess water.
  2. Combine all ingredients and mix well.
  3. Refrigerate until cold.
  4. Keeps in the refrigerator for about 1 week.
Recipe by Feeling Foodish at http://feelingfoodish.com/gyro-burger/