Mediterranean Beef Pitas

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 488 calories
    • Calories 191 calories from fat
    • Fat 21 g
    • Sat Fat 5 g
    • Cholesterol 69 mg
    • Sodium 808 mg
    • Protein 31 g
    • Carbohydrate 42 g
    • Sugar 2 g
    • Fiber 5 g
    • Iron 5 mg
    • Calcium 97 mg

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 pound ground beef
  2. Check 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
  3. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  4. Check 2 tablespoons olive oil
  5. Check 4 pocketless pitas
  6. Check 3/4 cup store-bought hummus
  7. Check 1/4 small red onion, sliced
  8. Check 2 tablespoons fresh flat-leaf parsley
  9. Check 1 lemon, cut into wedges

Directions

  1. Form the beef into 16 ½-inch-thick patties and season with the oregano, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large skillet over medium heat and cook the patties, 2 minutes per side for medium.
  3. Top the pitas with the hummus, patties, onion, and parsley. Drizzle with the remaining tablespoon of oil and serve with the lemon wedges.