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Greek Burgers - Biftekia

Juicy, aromatic beef patties Greek style! A combination of herbs give these burgers a lot of flavor plus a dose of antioxidants.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Greek, Mediterranean
Keyword Greek Burgers
Servings 5
Author Elena Paravantes RDN


  • 1 pound ground beef (chuck)
  • 1 small onion grated
  • 3-4 tablespoons breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon dry mint
  • 1 teaspoon dry oregano
  • 2 tablespoon fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • fresh ground pepper


  • Place the beef in a bowl.
  • Add all the ingredients to the beef and knead with your hands until all the ingredients are well mixed and blended with the meat for about 5 minutes.
  • Cover the bowl and let the meat sit in the refrigerator for about an hour.
  • Remove the beef 10 minutes before cooking. Form in 5 patties (these are made slightly smaller than a hamburger). Flatten them.
  • Heat the grill pan, Place the patties and cook for about 4 minutes on each side.
  • Serve with a squeeze of lemon.