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Beef Burger Pitas

Healthy Pita Burger Recipe with Yoghurt Sauce

4

Serves

20 mins

Prep Time

16 mins

Cook Time

Kathy Paterson

Recipe author

Kathy Paterson

Not just your average burger - this version is created with a simple mince patty, topped with a refreshing mix of mint, yoghurt and a crumble of blue cheese for added flavour. To finish off, serve in a warmed or toasted pita bread and dive in. Trust us, this recipe is easy, quick and big on flavour.

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High Iron

Low Fat

Low Sodium

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Casserole/Slow,

Lunch,

Everyday,

Burger,

Beef,

Ingredients

Beef

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500g Quality Mark beef mince

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1/2 cup fresh breadcrumbs

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4 spring onions

finely chopped

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2 garlic cloves

crushed

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1 egg

lightly beaten

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2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

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3 tbsp parsley

finely chopped

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A pinch of chilli flakes

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1 cup plain unsweetened yoghurt

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2 tbsp fresh mint leaves

shredded

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4 pita bread

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8 handfuls lettuce

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100g blue vein cheese

crumbled

Method

To Make Patties

To Serve

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1

Place all the ingredients in a large bowl and mix well.

2

Season well and shape into 4 large patties.

3

Heat a dash of oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat (or heat a barbecue plate until hot) and place the patties on.

4

Cook for 16-18 minutes, turning and cooking the sides as well until they are cooked through.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (449g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

2146 (512)kJ

Protein

44g

Total Fat

20.3g

Saturated Fat

10.9g

Carbs

37.2g

Sugars

7.2g

Sodium

700mg

Iron*

6.5mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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