Mix ground beef, garlic; lemon juice, oregano leaves; cumin, pepper, plum tomato, and parsley. Form into 4 patties about 3/4" thick. Grill or broil, 4" from souce of heat, ofr 3 minutes, for 3 minutes on each side for medium-rare. Cut the top thrie off each of four 6" whole-wheat pita pocket breads. Turn the cut-off piece round side down; tuck inside to pocket bread to reinforce bottom. Place a grilled burger in each pocket bread along with a romaine lettuce leaf and paper-thin slices from 1 sm red onion. Pass 1/4 cup Cilantro Chutney (page 218) to spoon into burgers. Note: These hamburgers could be made with lean ground lamb. The exchanges would stay the same, but lamb add 17 calories and 2 grams of fat (mostly saturated fat) per serving Joslin Food Exchanges per serving: 3 MEDIUM/FAT MEAT EXCHANGES + 2 BREAD/ STARCH EXCHANGES CAL: 346 PRO: 27; CAR: 26g; FAT: 15g;(CALORIES FROM FAT 39%) FIR: 2g; CHO: 54mg; SODIUM: 285mg; POTASSIUM: 441mg; Source: The Joslin Diabetes Groumet Cookbook Brought to you and yours via Nancy OBrion and her Meal-Master File ftp://ftp.idiscover.co.uk/pub/food/mealmaster/recipes/diabetic.zip
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (223g)|
|Recipe Makes: 4|
|Calories from Fat: 215 (50%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 23.8g||32 %|
|Saturated Fat 8.8g||44 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 10g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 1.1g|
|Cholesterol 79.5mg||24 %|
|Sodium 337.5mg||12 %|
|Potassium 520.2mg||14 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 31.2g||9 %|
|Dietary Fiber 4.5g||18 %|
|Sugars, other 26.7g|
|Protein 24.7g||35 %|
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Calories per serving: 433
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