Greek Feta Burgers

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  • 35min

These are Greek-style hamburgers call bifteki which are usually served with Greek salad, though you can serve them in a hamburger roll too.

Marlies Monika

Ingredients

Serves: 4 

  • 750g beef mince
  • 1 tablespoon low fat natural yoghurt
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 125g feta cheese

Directions

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Preheat barbecue for indirect heat.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together mince, yoghurt, thyme and salt and pepper. Form meat into 8 thin patties, about 8cm in diameter.
  3. Cut the cheese into 4 slices. Place one cheese slice between two patties, and seal the edges. Repeat with remaining patties and cheese slices. Set bifteki aside.
  4. Brush cooking barbecue hotplate with oil, and arrange bifteki on top. Cover and cook for 15 to 20 minutes or until meat is cooked through and cheese is melted.

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Reviews (5)

Caroline
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Used different ingredients. This turns blah burgers into a gourmet meal! My husband and I loved it. Like other reviewers, I added some oregano and basil in addition to the thyme, and I used a bit more yoghurt to make them very moist. I also ended up using crumbled gorgonzola (a type of blue cheese) instead of the feta, which had gone AWOL. (the gorgonzola was great, but I'm sure feta would be equally good) Since the burgers were fairly thick, we cooked them on low heat on the grill. Served with the Greek Style Potatoes (which were excellent and easy to prepare) and artichokes. YUM! - 29 Sep 2008

GCCBAKER
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Used different ingredients. So Freakin' Simple It's Scary! I omited the thyme and added fresh oregano for a more traditional Greek flavour. - 29 Sep 2008

PRETTYGOOD
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Used different ingredients. As suggested, I substituted oregano for thyme. Wonderful flavours - a definite keeper. - 29 Sep 2008

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