RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Greek pork patties with radish tzatziki and tomato salad

Greek pork patties
Greek pork patties

FLAVOURS of the Greek islands brought to life in a fresh and delicious recipe.


1 small red onion

400g extra-lean minced pork

70g soft breadcrumbs

1 tbsp dried oregano

1 egg, beaten

1 garlic clove, finely chopped

10 radishes, sliced

200ml 0% fat Greek yogurt

2 beefsteak tomatoes, cut into wedges

2 wholemeal pitta breads, to serve


1. Cut a ¼ of the onion into thin slices and then finely chop the rest. Mix the pork with the breadcrumbs, chopped onion, oregano, egg, half the garlic and some seasoning. Mix well and form into 12 small patties. Mix the remaining garlic with the radishes and yogurt in a small bowl. Chill until needed.

2. Rub the patties with a tiny bit of oil and chargrill in a pan or on the barbecue for 4-5 minutes a side until cooked through. Mix the sliced onions and tomatoes and serve with the patties, tzatziki and some warm pitta breads.