Thomas Edison wrote "The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease."
1 ½ lbs ground lamb
1 small chopped onion
8 dried apricot halves, chopped
¼ cup pine nuts
¼ cup dried bread crumbs
2 teaspoons mild curry powder
Salt and pepper
4 pita pockets
½ hothouse cucumber, peeled and grated
1 cup plain yogurt
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
Combine lamb, onion, apricots, pine nuts, bread crumbs, curry powder, egg, salt and pepper in a bowl. Mix together with fingers. Divide into 8 portions and shape into patties. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Sauce: Mix cucumber, yogurt and mint and season with salt and pepper.
Broil or grill burgers (10minutes for a medium burger). Warm the pita bread, cut in half and stuff with lamb burger and sauce.