Greek burgers for diabetics

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 pounds Extra-lean ground beef
1 \N Clove garlic; minced
2 tablespoons Fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon Dried oregano leaves
¼ teaspoon Ground cumin
¼ teaspoon Ground pepper
1 medium Size plum tomato
2 tablespoons Flat-leaf parsley; minced
4 \N 6\" whole-wheat pita pocket breads
\N \N Romaine lettuce leaves
1 small Red onion; sliced

Date: 05 Mar 1996 22:41 GMT

From: "Lisabeth Crawford (Pooh)" <104105.1416@...> Mix ground beef, garlic; lemon juice, oregano leaves; cumin, pepper, plum tomato, and parsley. Form into 4 patties about ¾" 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 small red onion. Pass ¼ 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 Brought to you and yours via Nancy O'Brion and her Meal-Master MM-RECIPES@...


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