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Easy Greek Lamb Wraps

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These easy greek lamb wraps made one easy and satisfying lunch! The highly seasoned lamb and cool greek cucumber sauce are a match made in heaven. These wraps are great for those are who just now trying out lamb for the first time.
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), chopped finely
  Lamb 1 Pound, chopped finely
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Onion powder 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
For the wraps
  Tomato sliced lengthwise 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Red onion slices 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cucumber slices 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Flat bread 6
  Cucumber sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

1. Make small slits in the lamb and tuck the garlic slices in the slits. Don’t cut lamb all the way through
2. Combine the seasonings. Sprinkle lamb generously with seasonings on both sides.
3. Wrap the lamb tightly in plastic wrap.
4. Refrigerate for at least an hour. Overnight is best
5. Bring lamb to room temperature before cooking.

6. Broil the lamb on low for 6 minutes on one side.
7. Flip and broil for 6 minutes on the other side. Timing may vary as per cut of meat and desired degree of doneness.
8. Let lamb cool before slicing and slice into strips.

9. In a serving plate, place a flat bread and spread cucumber sauce. Top with lamb filling, tomatoes, onions, and cucumbers. Wrap it and serve with additional cucumber sauce for dipping.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
What’s a good lunch after a hot, hot summer day? These easy Greek-style lamb gyros with grilled lamb crunchy cool veggies like red onion, cucumber and tomato and fresh zingy flavors of the Mediterranean. These lamb wraps have all that and more. The taste of the charred, marinated meat and the cool cucumber-yogurt sauce work really well together. It makes for a quick and light yet satisfying lunch and are great for picnics or  lunches when you want to take something different.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 637 Calories from Fat 249

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g40.3%

Saturated Fat 6 g29.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 49.9 mg16.6%

Sodium 809.1 mg33.7%

Total Carbohydrates 66 g22%

Dietary Fiber 0.89 g3.5%

Sugars 2.2 g

Protein 33 g65.2%

Vitamin A 3.9% Vitamin C 7.1%

Calcium 2.9% Iron 10.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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