Turkish Hamburgers-Bourekahs


Makes 4-6 servings

1 1/2-2 lbs ground meat: 1/2-1 lb ground lamb, ground beef for the rest
1 raw egg
Italian seasoned breadcrumbs to taste
Raw onions to taste, coarsely chopped
* Köfte harci to taste. Start by adding 2 tsp per pound of meat.

1. Mix all
2. Divide into 4-6 equal patties and grill
3. Serve with jasmine rice

Recipe courtesy Hilal Gudul

* Köfte harci is a reddish blend of oregano, garlic, cumin, paprika, and other spices. Hilal’s mother-in-law brings it back from trips to visit relatives in Turkey, but it’s available locally at Penzeys Spices Ltd., where it’s called Turkish seasoning.

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