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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


sumoanand's picture
Congratulation Melissa! for becoming the Featured member on youtube..Sorry for replying late.. was bit busy previous week..
Best.of.India's picture
Beautifuly presented.5 star.
foodlover's picture
hey u appear to have slimmed down. Seriously, I am not trying to make up for my old mistake.
shantihhh's picture
love gyeros! Do you know how to make Lapinja?
CookingMyWay's picture
Another great video! Keep em coming... Love the spiderman with he hannibal mask...
Lamb Pita Sandwich Recipe Video