4th of July Caesar Pita Burgers Recipe
Caesar Pita Burgers
Prep: 20 min Start to Finish: 20 min 5 sandwiches
1 pound lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/2 cup creamy Caesar dressing
1/2 cup Progresso plain bread crumbs
5 pita (pocket) bread halves
1/2 cup shredded Asiago or Parmesan cheese
5 tablespoons diced fresh tomato
5 tablespoons diced fresh cucumber
Heat a gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl, mix ground beef, 1/4
cup of the dressing, the egg and bread crumbs. Shape into 5 oval
patties, about 1/2-inch thick. Place patties on grill; cover grill.
Cook with medium heat 7 to 10 minutes, turning once, until
thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 160F. During last 1
to 2 minutes of cooking time, top each patty with cheese. If desired,
place pita bread halves on grill during last 1 minute of cooking.
Fill pita bread halves with remaining 1/4 cup dressing, tomato,
cucumber and patties.
Per sandwich: 510 calories, 29g total fat, 820mg sodium, 2g fiber
Exchanges: 2 Starch, 1/2 Other Carbs, 3 Medium-Fat Meat, 2 Fat
Carb Choices: 2
No comments yet.