Buffalo Burgers in Pita with Mint-Yogurt Dressing

(makes 2 servings)
Weight loss recipes : Buffalo Burgers in Pita with Mint-Yogurt Dressing


  • ½ cup (4 ounces) low-fat plain yogurt
  • ¼ cup (2 ounces) fresh mint leaves, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 8 ounces ground buffalo
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon ground coriander
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 whole wheat pitas
  • ½ cucumber, thinly sliced


  • In a small-size bowl, stir together with the yogurt, mint, vinegar, and garlic. Season with the salt and ground black pepper to taste.
  • In a medium-size bowl, combine the buffalo, cumin, coriander, and salt until thoroughly mixed. Season with the pepper to taste. Shape the mixture into 2 patties about ½-inch thick.
  • Coat the large-size skillet with cooking spray and set over medium-high heat. Cook the burgers to medium rare, turning once, 5 to 6 minutes total (be careful not to overcook).
  • Cut the tops off pitas. Stuff each with 1 burger and several slices of cucumber. Drizzle with the mint-yogurt dressing and serve.

Make 2 Servings:

Weight loss recipes Amount Per Serving : 360 Calories, 34 g Protein, 43 g Carbohydrates, 6 g Dietary Fiber, 7 g Fat, 2 g Saturated Fat, 1,011 mg Sodium


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