Rating: 3.5 stars
8 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 0
  • 8 Ratings
Melissa Clark with Kay Chun

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Credit: Sang An

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
25 mins
total:
25 mins
Yield:
Serves 4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat grill to medium-high. In a small bowl, combine the yogurt, cucumber, mint, and ¼ teaspoon salt. Set aside.

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  • In a large bowl, combine the lamb, shallot, garlic, thyme, ½ teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Form 4 patties about ¾ inch thick.

  • Grill the patties until cooked through, 5 to 6 minutes per side. (Or heat the oil in a grill pan over medium heat and cook patties, 5 to 6 minutes per side.)

  • Serve patties in the pita pockets with the cucumber relish.

Nutrition Facts

calcium 96mg; 607 calories; carbohydrates 35g; cholesterol 150mg; fat 31g; fiber 2g; iron 5mg; protein 44mg; saturated fat 13g; sodium 735mg.
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