Pita Burgers with Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce

Pita Burgers with Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce

1 pound lean ground beef
1/2 cup plain lowfat yogurt
1/3 cup cucumber – chopped
2 teaspoons Pepper-Herb Mix – divided (see recipe)
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 pita pocket breads – halved and warmed
1 medium tomato – cut in 8 thin slices

Combine yogurt, cucumber, 1/2 teaspoon herb mix and salt in a small bowl; reserve.

Shape ground beef into four 1/2 inch thick patties. Sprinkle remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons herb mix over both sides of patties. Meanwhile, heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat 5 minutes. Place patties in skillet and cook 6 to 8 minutes, turning once.

Season with salt, if desired.

To serve, place a burger in each pita half; add 2 tomato slices and yogurt sauce as desired.