A crunchy yet creamy mixture of fennel, sour cream, yogurt, and mint tops these Greek-style burgers served in pitas. Seasoned feta and olives flavor the patties.

Recipe by Cooking Light July 2002


Credit: Randy Mayor; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

Recipe Summary

8 servings


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Prepare grill or broiler.

  • To prepare salad, combine first 10 ingredients (fennel through garlic).

  • To prepare burgers, combine cheese and next 5 ingredients (cheese through turkey) in a large bowl. Divide mixture into 8 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/2-inch-thick patty.

  • Place patties on a grill rack or broiler pan coated with cooking spray; cook 4 minutes on each side or until done.

  • Cut patties in half. Place 2 patty halves and 1/4 cup salad in each pita half.

Nutrition Facts

316 calories; calories from fat 30%; fat 10.7g; saturated fat 4.6g; mono fat 4.1g; poly fat 0.9g; protein 29g; carbohydrates 24.7g; fiber 1.5g; cholesterol 81mg; iron 2.1mg; sodium 616mg; calcium 133mg.