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Greek Hero

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lamb 1 1⁄2 Pound, cubed
  Sliced onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Tomato paste 3 Tablespoon
  Red wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chicken broth/1 bouillon cube dissolved in 1/4 cup water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Oregano 1 Teaspoon
  Thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Rosemary 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pitas 4 , partially split
  Tomato 1 , sliced
  Onion slices 4 Large
  Shredded lettuce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

In a skillet, heat butter; brown lamb on all sides, a few pieces at a time.
Remove lambfrom pan as it browns.
Add onion and garlic and saute until golden.
Return lamb to pan; add tomato paste, wine, broth and seasonings.
Bring to a boil; reduce heat, cover and simmer 45 minutes, or until meat is tender.
In a 350° oven, heat bread for 10 minutes; remove to platter.
Fill each pocket of bread with the lamb mixture, tomato, onion and lettuce.
Makes 4 servings.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Sandwich
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
55 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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