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Folding feta into the lamb mixture adds a salty tang to the patties in these Lamb and Red Pepper Pita Sandwiches.

Christine Burns Rudalevige
Recipe by Cooking Light December 2013


Credit: Jason Wallis; Styling: Cindy Barr

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Serves 6 (serving size: 1 filled pita half)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Place first 10 ingredients in a food processor; process until smooth. Place breadcrumb mixture in a bowl; add lamb, beef, and feta, stirring gently to combine. Shape mixture into 12 (2-ounce) patties. Refrigerate 10 minutes to set.

  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 6 patties to pan; cook 4 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Remove from pan; repeat procedure with remaining patties.

  • Place 1 lettuce leaf, about 4 cucumber slices, and 2 lamb patties in each pita half.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

307 calories; fat 12.4g; saturated fat 5.4g; mono fat 4.3g; poly fat 1g; protein 21.6g; carbohydrates 28g; fiber 3.6g; cholesterol 60mg; iron 3mg; sodium 599mg; calcium 85mg.