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Mediterranean Beef Pitas

Mediterranean Beef Pitas
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  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.
By January, 2010

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 488Calories From Fat 191
  • Protein 31g
  • Carbohydrate 42g
  • Sugar 2g
  • Fiber 5g
  • Fat 21g
  • Sat Fat 5g
  • Calcium 97mg
  • Iron 5mg
  • Sodium 808mg
  • Cholesterol 69mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Make it a meal: Serve with couscous. Cook the couscous according to the package directions; fluff and toss with olive oil, sliced scallions, and chopped dried apricots.

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