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Grilled Gyro Burgers

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"Creamy cucumber sauce tops off these grilled burgers inside a pita pocket shell."
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44 m servings 590 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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  1. In a medium bowl, combine 1 container of plain yogurt with the envelope of ranch dressing mix. Remove half of the mixture to another bowl. Into one of the bowls, add the remaining container of plain yogurt and diced cucumber; mix well. Cover and refrigerate. Preheat grill and lightly oil grate.
  2. Mix the ground beef and 1/4 cup onion into the remaining half of the yogurt mixture. Shape into 6 hamburger patties.
  3. Grill patties on medium heat for 7 minutes each side, turning once.
  4. Cut off 1/4 end of the pita pockets and fill with torn lettuce, grilled burger, creamy cucumber sauce and diced tomatoes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 590 calories; 32.1 g fat; 44.3 g carbohydrates; 28.9 g protein; 101 mg cholesterol; 782 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Tasted delicious! I think next time I will just fry the meat and use as filling rather than make into burger patties- they fell apart for me! The taste was fabulous though!

Most helpful critical review

Sorry. These should be called "Yogurt-Ranch Burgers," since they have little to do with actual gyros. If you want to make a burger that will be like a gyro, use ground lamb mixed with onion, g...

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Sorry. These should be called "Yogurt-Ranch Burgers," since they have little to do with actual gyros. If you want to make a burger that will be like a gyro, use ground lamb mixed with onion, g...

We didn't like it. It wasn't authentic enough. Next time I'll use ground lamb and instead of yogurt & ranch dressing I'll use one of the Tzatziki sauce recipes from here.

Tasted delicious! I think next time I will just fry the meat and use as filling rather than make into burger patties- they fell apart for me! The taste was fabulous though!

Yum! We made this into more of a "Greek taco"-style dish, just browning the beef (added garlic and oregano), then having everyone load up their pita as desired with the cucumber sauce, feta chee...

I made these burgers with ground Chicken instead of beef...and they were fabulous! I also added crushed garlic to the cucumber sauce before adding it to the meat. Next time, I am going to add m...

These were so good. The burgers were very moist and had a great flavor. I served them on hamburger buns because of all of the reviews of the pita bread falling apart and just spooned the sauce...

this was absoultely great. I used 1/2 yogurt and 1/2 light sour cream. (as one reviewer suggested). I think next time I might even try adding a tad more ranch dressing. the flavor was good I...

These were awesome and the whole family loved them. I wouldn't change a thing. I was a little concerned because the meat mixture was very moist but the patties held together nicely and cooked ...

What the heck is so "gyro" about this? Not even close. Basic hamburger IMHO. Don't even bother.