Gyro Burgers

Didi Dalaba

By
@didicoffeegirl

This recipe is so easy and bursting with Gyro flavors, you will feel that your in a Greek restaurant!!

We've made them big and also as sliders for cookouts!! Everyone alway's asks for the recipe!!

Opa!!


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Serves:
8
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

GYRO BURGERS

1 1/2 lb
ground beef
1/2 lb
ground lamb
1/2 lb
ground pork
1/4 c
chopped fresh mint or 1 tsp. dried mint
1 1/2 tsp
thyme, dried
1 tsp
cumin
1/2 tsp
each, salt & pepper
2 Tbsp
red wine vinegar
2 tsp
olive oil
1 small
onion
2 clove
garlic

BASTING OIL

4 Tbsp
olive oil
1/2 tsp
thyme, dried
1/4 tsp
oregano
1/4 tsp
garlic powder
1/4 tsp
each salt & pepper
**or you can use 1 tsp. greek seasoning**

ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS

2 medium
tomatoes
8-10 large
lettuce leaves
feta cheese
tzatziki sauce

Step-By-Step

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1Using a mini food processor or chopper, puree the onion and garlic together. You want a very smooth consistency.

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2In a bowl add your beef, lamb and pork.

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3Add your pureed onion & garlic and your spices. Mix till all spices have been thoroughly incorporated. Avoid over mixing to keep the burgers moist and tender.

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4Using a piece of wax paper, measure out 1 cup of meat and place on paper.

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5Fold over the paper to cover the patty and using a small plate, flatten into burger. You can make as thin or thick as you want.

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6We like a good size burger. Continue to mold burgers by using a separate piece of paper for each burger. Once molded, chill till ready to grill.

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7In a small bowl, add your basting oil ingredients. Slice tomatoes and place them in the basting oil. Set aside to ready to assemble.

8Baste your grill with some oil to avoid sticking. When grill is at medium high, grill your burgers. We do 5-7 minutes per side. Please grill to your preferance.

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9When ready to assemble: Spread 1 tbls or so of tzatziki sauce on both bottom and top of buns.

10To bottom bun, using 1 lettuce leaf, dip the leaf into the basting oil, then lay on the bun.

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11Add your burger.

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12Add your seasoned tomato.

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13Sprinkle with feta cheese if desired. Cover and take a huge bite!!!

Enjoy!

14*A traditional tzatziki sauce*

Greek Tzatziki

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Burgers
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #easy, #greek, #flavor