Feta PDO Burgers
  • 1.5 κg lean ground beef
  • 1 cup (packed) crumbled feta PDO
  • 1   teaspoons snipped fresh Italian (flat leaf) parsley
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Pepper & salt
  • 2 hamburger buns, split and toasted
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • ½ cup plus 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • Nonstick vegetable oil spray
  • 2 medium red onions, peeled, each cut crosswise into 4 slices
  • 2 large tomatoes, each cut crosswise into 4 slices
Feta Sauce
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 35g crumbled feta PDO cheese
  • 1 tbsp oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice & salt
  1. For the feta sauce, mix the yogurt, feta, oregano, lemon zest, lemon juice and season with salt in a small bowl. In a medium bowl combine ground beef, feta cheese, parsley, garlic, and pepper. Shape mixture into two ½-inch thick patties. In a large nonstick skillet cook patties over medium-high heat for 8 to 10 minutes. Line cut sides of bun and place the feta sauce, the burgers, tomato and onion slices. Garnish with crumbled feta cheese.
Recipe by Paula Deen Magazine at https://www.pauladeenmagazine.com/feta-pdo-burgers/