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Burgers with Cilantro Garlic Sauce


  • 1 pound lean ground beef turkey or chicken can also be used
  • 4 teaspoons minced garlic divided
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • whole wheat sandwich thins like a thin hamburger bun, in the bread section
  • olive oil to taste optional
  • 1 to mato thinly sliced


  • In a medium sized bowl, combine the Greek yogurt, cilantro, & 2 teaspoons minced garlic. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, 2 teaspoons of the minced garlic, chili powder, & Worcestershire sauce. Form into patties. Sprinkle with salt & pepper to taste. Grill on medium heat for about 8 minutes on each side – or until desired doneness.
  • Drizzle the sandwich thins with a little olive oil & grill on each side for a couple of minutes. (This step is optional)
  • Spread a tablespoon of the yogurt sauce on the inside of the bottom bun. Top with a tomato slice & the burger. Spread another tablespoon of sauce on the top half of the bun, and top the burger with it. Serve with additional chopped cilantro to garnish, if desired.