Avocado Gyro Burgers Recipe

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Avocado Gyro Burgers
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  1. Line a strainer with four layers of cheesecloth or one coffee filter and place over a bowl. Place yogurt in strainer; cover yogurt with edges of cheesecloth. Refrigerate for 2 hours.
  2. Remove yogurt from cheesecloth and discard liquid from bowl. Pat cucumber dry with paper towels. In a small bowl, combine the yogurt, cucumber and remaining sauce ingredients. Cover and chill until serving.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the butter, basil and garlic. Spread over cut sides of bun; set aside.
  4. For burgers, in a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Crumble lamb over mixture and mix well. Shape into six patties.
  5. Grill patties, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 160° and juices run clear.
  6. Grill buns, cut sides down, over medium heat for 30-60 seconds or until lightly toasted. Serve burgers on buns with avocado, tzatziki sauce and, if desired, lettuce, onion and tomato. Yield: 6 servings.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 892.21 Kcal (3736 kJ)
Calories from fat 551.95 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 61.33g 94%
Cholesterol 152.89mg 51%
Sodium 876.24mg 37%
Potassium 821.72mg 17%
Total Carbs 48.75g 16%
Sugars 10g 40%
Dietary Fiber 6.75g 27%
Protein 37.45g 75%
Vitamin C 10.6mg 18%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 3%
Iron 5.4mg 30%
Calcium 179.9mg 18%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 226.91 Kcal (950 kJ)
Calories from fat 140.37 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.6g 94%
Cholesterol 38.88mg 51%
Sodium 222.85mg 37%
Potassium 208.98mg 17%
Total Carbs 12.4g 16%
Sugars 2.54g 40%
Dietary Fiber 1.72g 27%
Protein 9.52g 75%
Vitamin C 2.7mg 18%
Iron 1.4mg 30%
Calcium 45.7mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 22.2
  • 24

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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