Taste of CyprusLocal FoodGreek burger with feta and tirokafteri

Greek burger with feta and tirokafteri

By Chryso Lefou


4 Greek pittas

For the burger: 

400 g minced pork

400 g minced beef

1 tablespoon of onion finely chopped

1 tablespoon of parsley chopped2 tablespoons of olive oil

1 teaspoon of paprika½ teaspoon oregano

½ cup feta

salt and pepper

1 egg

3-4 tablespoons of yoghurt

3-5 tablespoons of breadcrumbs

For the tirokafteri: 

1 small green, hot pepper

2 tablespoons of olive oil

1 feta slice

4 tablespoons of yoghurt

salt and pepper


Step 1: 

Start from the burgers. In a large bowl mix all the ingredients except the breadcrumbs.

Step 2: 

Mix the ingredients well and add spoonfuls of breadcrumbs until the mixture becomes soft.

Step 3: 

Divide the mix at 4 and start shaping the burgers.

Step 4: 

Heat a non-stick striped pan or a regular pan and bake each side of the burgers for 3 ‘and spread them on a baking pan.

Step 5: 

Bake in a preheated oven at 200 ° C for 10 ‘.

Step 6 (for the tirokafteri): 

Put the pepper, the olive oil in a blender and mix.

Step 7: 

Then add the feta and the yoghurt. Mix them well until all the ingredients become one. Correct the taste with salt and pepper.

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