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Gyro Burgers

Gyro Burgers

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


4 servings

The mild seasonings in these burgers give them mass appeal. Pita bread is a nice change of pace from the usual hamburger buns.

Gyro Burgers Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 tablespoons plain yogurt
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound ground lamb or pork
  • 8 pita pocket halves
  • Sliced cucumber
  • Cucumber Sauce


  1. In a bowl, combine the yogurt, garlic, rosemary, lemon-pepper and salt. Crumble meat over mixture; mix well. Shape into four oval patties.
  2. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 6-7 minutes on each side or until meat is no longer pink. Serve in pita bread with sliced cucumber and Cucumber Sauce.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 391 calories, 16g fat (7g saturated fat), 76mg cholesterol, 593mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 25g protein.

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