Kabobs/Cucumber Yogurt

Easy finger food or meal


1 lb(454 g) ground beef or lamb 1/4 cup raisins(chopped) 1/4 cup dry breadcrumbs 2 tbsp minced fresh coriander 2 tbsp tbsp minced gingerroot 1 tbsp garlic 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp pepper 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1/2 tsp thyme 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp ground cumin 4 Greek-style pita breads(no pocket) 2 cups shredded leaf or romaine lettuce 1 1/3 cups cucumber/yogurt dressing

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Blend first 12 ingredients together. Divide into 12 patties and form into a flattened elongated egg shape. Thread onto wooden skewers that have been soaked in water. Grease grill/med-high heat. Lay out skewers and close the lid. Check after 5 minutes and turn skewers (meat thermometer inserted in centre should be 160°F). Grill pita on both sides until slightly crisp, 2 minutes. Serve kabobs, lettuce and cucumber yogurt dressing in pitas.

CUCUMBER YOGURT DRESSING: Combine all together- 1 cup plain yogurt, 1/2 cup grated peeled cucumber, 1 green onion thinly sliced, 1 tsp l lemon juice, 1/2 tsp salt and sugar. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Makes 1 1/3 cups.