My Big Fat Greek Elk

Becky Hammond

By
@OatsandHoney

Usually i make this using lamb meat and forming the meat into patties and grilling for greek burgers. However it was cold outside and i had elk-so i made this instead! all i have to say is hallelujah!!


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Serves:

2

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

1
small cucmber
1 1/2 c
plain greek yogurt
1 clove
garlic
3 Tbsp
fresh chopped dill
1/2 c
crumbled greek feta
1
medium eggplant
1/2 tsp
oregano
salt and pepper
1/4 c
olive oil
1 lb
elk (or lamb) meat
3/4 c
chopped fresh mint leaves
1 1/2 Tbsp
cumin
salt and pepper
pita bread
chopped romaine
sundreid tomato

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Make Tzatziki sauce: chop cucumber into small pieces. combine in a bowl with yogurt, garlic clove (minced), dill, and feta. stir and refrigerate until dinner time.
2
Brown meat in large saucepan with a bit of olive oil. While browning, once meat is brown yet still very moist (don't drain), put in mint leaves, cumin, and salt and pepper.
3
slice eggplant and cover with mixture of olive oil, salt, pepper, oregano. either grill or saute.
4
cut pit in half, toast sides.
5
Assemble: pit half, cover with tzatziki sauce, eggplant slices, romaine lettuce ground meat, sun dried tomatoes, more tzatziki, and other half of pita. GOOD TO GO!
6
eat it as messy as it comes! you'll make a mess but its so worth it! As i stated in my explanation, instead of ground meat you could form patties and make it into a burger! enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes