Lamb Pita Sandwich

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
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 761Calories from Fat 519

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 58 g89.2%

Saturated Fat 25 g125%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1202 mg50.08%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 44 g88%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet