Greek Gyro Burger

Pairs well with:

Sauvignon Blanc

With hints of passion fruit, melon, and citrus, this wine beckons you to kick back and find a perfect porch swing.


3/4 cup sour cream
1/4 cup ranch dressing
1/2 cucumber peeled, seeded and finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 Tbs fresh dill, chopped
1/4 cup walnuts, chopped
1& 1/2 lbs ground beef
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp lemon-pepper
1/4 cup Sutter Home white wine
1/2 tsp oregano
1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled
4 Tbs Colavita olive oil
6 flat-bread pitas
2 ripe tomatoes,sliced
1 small red onion, sliced thinly



Pre-heat grill to med-high. To make Tzatziki sauce- Combine sour cream, ranch dressing, cucumber, half the minced garlic, dill & walnuts and mix well. Set aside. To make burgers- In large bowl, combine ground beef with salt, lemon-pepper,wine, oregano and 2 Tbs of the olive oil and feta cheese. Mix just untill all ingredients have been incorporated. Divide into 6 burger patties and grill for 12-15 mins or until thermometer registers 160F. Let Burgers rest while preparing pitas. Brush Pitas with remaining olive oil and heat on Grill just until they soften and get warmed. To assemble the Greek Gyro Burger; slice each burger into four slices on a slant. Arrange burger slices on one half of pita. Top with onions and tomato slices and top with tzatziki sauce. Fold over and serve.