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Greek Gyro

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  Dilled yogurt sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Ground lamb 1⁄2 Pound
  Ground fenugreek 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground beef 1⁄2 Pound
  Ground cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  White bread slice 2
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Chopped parsley/6 pita-bread rounds 2 Tablespoon
  Dried leaf parsley 2 Teaspoon
  Green onions 6
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Greek olives/Black olives 12
  Salt 1 Teaspoon

Prepare Dilled Yogurt Sauce.
Combine lamb and beef in a medium bowl.
Break white-bread slices in pieces.
Place in a blender or food processor.
Process to uniform crumbs.
Add breadcrumbs, parsley, garlic, salt, pepper, fenugreek and cumin to meat mixture.
Blend well.
Stir egg into meat mixture.
Preheat oven to 375F (190C).
Form meat mixture into 6 logs, each about 4 inches long.
Place logs on a 15" x 10" jelly-roll pan.
Bake until browned, about 15 minutes.
Wrap bread rounds in foil.
Warm in oven as meat cooks.
Trim green onions, leaving about 1 inch of green tops.
Cut onions lengthwise in strips.
Remove bread rounds and meat from oven.
Place each meat log on top of a bread round.
Spoon Dilled Yogurt Sauce generously over meat.
Sprinkle with onion strips.
Garnish each sandwich with olives.
Fold edge of bread over meat.
Roll up to make a sandwich.
Wrap 1 end of sandwich with a paper napkin.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1648 Calories from Fat 1127

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 124 g190.6%

Saturated Fat 46.7 g233.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 537 mg179%

Sodium 4904.8 mg204.4%

Total Carbohydrates 38 g12.8%

Dietary Fiber 9.2 g36.6%

Sugars 2.9 g

Protein 89 g178.6%

Vitamin A 137.5% Vitamin C 144.2%

Calcium 36.3% Iron 121.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Greek Gyro Recipe