Greek Spiced Lemon Turkey Burgers

Something Extra:
The Healthy Issue 2014

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Greek Spiced Lemon Turkey Burgers
Greek Spiced Lemon Turkey Burgers
1/2 cup plain, fat-free Greek yogurt
3 tbsp. Meyer lemon juice, divided
1½ tsp. minced fresh mint
2 tsp. finely grated Meyer lemon zest, divided
1 clove garlic, minced
Freshly ground sea salt to taste
Freshly ground pepper to taste
1 (20- oz.) package lean ground turkey
1/3 cup minced red onion
1/4 cup chopped, pitted kalamata olives
1/4 cup Raley's Reduced Fat Crumbled Feta Cheese
1½ tsp. McCormick Gourmet Collection Greek Seasoning
3 wheat pita bread rounds, halved
1 cup Earthbound Farm Deep Green Blends Baby Kale OR
sliced romaine
1/2 cup diced tomato

Prep: 20 minutes, Cook: 10 minutes, Serves: 6  

1. Stir together yogurt, 1 tbsp. Meyer lemon juice, mint, 1/2 tsp. finely grated Meyer lemon zest, garlic, sea salt and pepper in a small bowl; cover and refrigerate until ready to serve (may be prepared 1 day ahead). 

2. Stir together turkey, onion, olives, cheese, remaining lemon juice, remaining lemon zest and Greek seasoning in a medium bowl and shape into 6 flat patties. Grill, broil or cook in a nonstick skillet for 5 minutes on each side or until cooked through. 

3. Place a handful of greens into each pita half. Place a burger and diced tomatoes in each and top with yogurt sauce.  

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tried these last night. easy to prepare and delicious!

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When I printed the recipe, the ingredients were not listed. Also on the Kale and Quinoa recipe.

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We are very sorry for the printing problems. It is an open issue and we hope to have it resolved very soon. - Jessica, Raley's Service Center

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Looks yummy! wish you would have a link to your spice product - the Greek Seasoning - so I knew what to look for on your shelves. Thank you!

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The seasoning is called McCormick Gourmet Collection Greek Seasoning. Enjoy - Jessica, Raley's Service Center

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