Turkish Beef Burger
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Step 1Combine ground beef, couscous, egg, mint, garlic, lemon peel and salt in medium bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Shape into four 1/2-inch thick patties. Place patties in center of grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 8 to 10 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, covered, 7 to 9 minutes) until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning occasionally.
Cooking Tip: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed ground beef. Ground beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of ground beef doneness.
Step 2Prepare Creamy Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce. Place burgers on bottoms of buns. Top with lettuce and onion, as desired. Spoon sauce evenly over lettuce and onion slices. Close sandwiches.
Creamy Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce:
Combine 1/2 cup peeled, finely chopped or grated cucumber, 1/2 cup plain nonfat yogurt, 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh mint leaves, 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh parsley leaves, 1 teaspoon minced garlic, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper in small bowl. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
Burger may also be served on or in pita bread or naan bread.
Nutrition information per serving: 402 Calories; 126 Calories from fat; 14g Total Fat (4 g Saturated Fat; 4 g Monounsaturated Fat;) 122 mg Cholesterol; 761 mg Sodium; 41 g Total Carbohydrate; 7.2 g Dietary Fiber; 31 g Protein; 4.4 mg Iron; 5.2 mg NE Niacin; 0.4 mg Vitamin B6; 2.3 mcg Vitamin B12; 5.8 mg Zinc; 27.9 mcg Selenium; 111.4 mg Choline.
This recipe is an excellent source of Dietary Fiber, Protein, Iron, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, and Choline.
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