Tuesday, December 16, 2008

"Gyro" Burgers with Cucumber Sauce



So this recipe is a combination of few recipes from allrecipes.com. I am trying to branch out from eating Mexican every night! I served this with sliced onion on buns, and a side salad. I wish I still had my Penzey Greek Seasoning to use with the burgers, so I totally guessed on the burger seasoning. The verdict? We really enjoyed the cucumber sauce, the burgers.......well not so much! I'll keep looking!


Recipe: Gyro Burgers in Cucumber Sauce

 

Ingredients

 

Gyro Burgers with Cucumber Sauce Burgers:
1 pound lean ground beef
2 tablespoons onion, grated
1 slice bread, toasted and crumbled
1/2 teaspoon marjoram
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 dash ground cumin

Cucumber Sauce:
1 cup sour cream
2/3 cup peeled and grated cucumber
1/4 teaspoon dried dill
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

 

Instructions

 

Burgers: In large bowl, combine ground beef, onion, and bread crumbs. Season with marjoram, salt, pepper and cumin. Knead until mixture is stiff. Shape into 4 patties. Cook patties for 5 to 7 minutes on each side, or until cooked through.

For the Sauce: Combine the sour cream, cucumber, dill, garlic powder, lemon juice, and parsley in a bowl; stir to combine. Chill in refrigerator at least one hour before serving.

Number of servings (yield): 4
Meal type: dinner
Culinary tradition: USA (General)


Easy Cooking | Simple Cooking

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