Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 11 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Squeeze excess moisture from the bread and discard the crusts.
  2. Mix together all the ingredients, in a bowl, by hand.
  3. Let this mixture stand for half an hour if you have the time.
  4. Make large, round, flattened hamburgers and grill under a hot grill, approximately 3 minutes on each side; or even better place them on an oiled grid and barbecue them approximately 5-6 minutes on each side, according to the strength of the fire.
  5. They should be slightly undercooked inside and moist; turn them over once, but do not let them get scorched.
  6. Serve them with quartered lemons on the side of the platter, with some fresh salad.
Most Helpful

I make these with ground turkey and they're delicious-- so much flavor.

Cocoa November 09, 2011

My husband is from Greece and he was very happy with these - very authentic recipe. We cooked them on a countertop electric grill - seems to work well and doesn't take long. We substituted ground turkey, which probably changes the flavor/texture somewhat - but we like it just as well.

tmkurth August 08, 2006