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Chef Tom: Turkey Burger Pitas With Tahini Sauce

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Turkey Burger Pitas with Tahini Sauce

1/2 cup plain 2% Greek-style yogurt
1 tablespoon tahini (sesame seed paste)
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1 garlic clove, minced
Dash of salt 1/4 cup chopped green onions
3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
2 lg egg whites
½ cup bread crumbs
1 pound ground turkey
2 Whole Wheat Pita
Leaf Lettuce
Sliced Tomato

Combine first 5 ingredients in a small bowl.

Preheat grill to medium. Combine onions, parsley, 1/2 teaspoon salt, onion powder, egg whites, bread crumbs, and turkey in a large bowl. Divide mixture into 4 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/2-inch-thick patty. Refrigerate for 20 to 30 minutes

Spray each side of the turkey burger with non-stick spray, grill 3 to 5 minutes on each side. Test with a meat thermometer for doneness (165 degree F)

Line each pita half with 1 lettuce leaf; add 1 patty, 1 tomato slice, and 2 tablespoons tahini sauce to each pita half.