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      Title: GREEK BURGERS
 Categories: Diabetic, Main dish, Meats, Sandwiches, Low-fat/cal
      Yield: 4 Servings
 
      1 lb Extra-lean ground beef;
      1 cl Garlic; minced
      2 tb Fresh lemon juice;
      1 ts Dried oregano leaves;
    1/4 ts Ground cumin;
    1/4 ts Ground pepper;
      1 md Size plum tomato;
      2 tb Flat-leaf parsley; minced
      4    6" whole-wheat pita pocket;
           -breads;
           Romaine lettuce lea;
      1 sm Red onion;
 
  Mix ground beef, garlic; lemon juice, oregano leaves; cumin, pepper,
  plum tomato, and parsley.  Form into 4 patties about 3/4" thick.
  Grill or broil, 4" from souce of heat, ofr 3 minutes, for 3 minutes
  on each side for medium-rare.  Cut the top thrie off each of four 6"
  whole-wheat pita pocket breads.  Turn the cut-off piece round side
  down; tuck inside to pocket bread to reinforce bottom.  Place a
  grilled burger in each pocket bread along with a romaine lettuce leaf
  and paper-thin slices from 1 sm red onion.  Pass 1/4 cup Cilantro
  Chutney (page 218) to spoon into burgers. Note: These hamburgers
  could be made with lean ground lamb. The exchanges would stay the
  same, but lamb add 17 calories and 2 grams of fat (mostly saturated
  fat) per serving Joslin Food Exchanges per serving: 3 MEDIUM/FAT MEAT
  EXCHANGES + 2 BREAD/ STARCH EXCHANGES CAL: 346 PRO: 27; CAR: 26g;
  FAT: 15g;(CALORIES FROM FAT 39%) FIR: 2g; CHO: 54mg; SODIUM: 285mg;
  POTASSIUM: 441mg;
  
  Source: The Joslin Diabetes Groumet Cookbook Brought to you and yours
  via Nancy O'Brion and her Meal-Master
 


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