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Lamb Pita Sandwich

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Greek-Style Gyros on Pita, with homemade Tzatziki Sauce
  Lean ground lamb 1 Pound
  Garlic cloves 2 , chopped
  Dried oregano 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Minced onion 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Crushed mint 1 Tablespoon
  Cucumber 1 Medium, seeded and finely chopped
  Plain yogurt 8 Ounce
  Lemon 1⁄2 , freshly squeezed
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dill 2 Tablespoon

1) Preheat the broiler.

2) In a large bowl, combine all the Gyro ingredients together, mix thoroughly
3) Shape the lamb mixture into two 1/2 inch thick patties.
4) Broil on "low" for about 8 to 10 minutes until done.
5) Then remove from the broiler and slice each patty into fine strips.

6) In a bowl, combine all the Tzatziki Sauce ingredients for the sauce together, mix thoroughly.

7) Serve immediately with shredded lettuce, tomato and onion.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
What happens when you run your own web-cooking show and accidentally buy too much of the the main ingredient? You come up with a quick, easy, and tasty recipe to use it up!
This video shows an amazingly simple lamb pita sandwich which will take your taste buds on a royal Greek food safari. Try it with your partner and you would like to eat it over and over again.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 761 Calories from Fat 519

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 58 g88.7%

Saturated Fat 25.7 g128.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 180.3 mg60.1%

Sodium 1202.4 mg50.1%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.6%

Dietary Fiber 3.8 g15.1%

Sugars 6.8 g

Protein 44 g87.4%

Vitamin A 38.6% Vitamin C 53.2%

Calcium 31% Iron 38.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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