In my original blog I just intermingled the recipes I mentioned in the blog. Many found this hard to follow. So in an effort to make the blogs more user friendly I am posting all the recipes and how to's for all the blogs here. I hope you like this new format. -Jan `

Sunday, May 12, 2013


Serving Size  : 4     Preparation Time :0:35

Categories    : Ground Beef                     Sandwiches


  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method

--------  ------------  --------------------------------

  1              pound  ground beef -- OR other ground meat

     1/4           cup  red onion -- minced

  1              clove  garlic -- OR to taste, minced

  1           teaspoon  salt -- or to taste

  1           teaspoon  black pepper -- or to taste

  1 1/2      teaspoons  cumin

     1/4      teaspoon  nutmeg

  1           teaspoon  dried oregano

  2          teaspoons  fresh lemon juice

  4              whole  pita bread rounds -- OR flat bread


  1              whole  tomato -- sliced

                        Tazatziki Sauce -- to taste


Combine beef, onion, garlic, salt, pepper, cummin, nutmeg, oregano and lemon juice in a bowl.


Divide the mixture into four equal parts.  Form eloganted patties that will nicely fit your bread and place on a covered plate in the refrigerator for one hour.


Grill or pan fry the patties  over a hot fire until cooked through.  Roughly 3-4 minutes per side.


On each pita round or flat breat spread a layer of the Tazatziki Sause then top with the lettuce, tomato and a patty of the meat.


Fold the bread over the patty and eat.



  "The basic Greek sandwich idea that you can use any ground meat for."

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Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 535 Calories; 31g Fat (53.1% calories from fat); 25g Protein; 37g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 96mg Cholesterol; 936mg Sodium.  Exchanges: 2 1/2 Grain(Starch); 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 4 1/2 Fat.


NOTES : Changing up the type of meat changes these sandwiches entirely.  You can also substitute all or part of the ground meat for an equivalent of dried ground meat or tvp (plain or flavored).


You can also use bottled dressing like Green Goddess with a bit of mint added or any variety of dressing to change the taste of the sandwich entirely.

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