Lamb Pita Sandwich

Greek-Style Gyros on Pita, with homemade Tzatziki Sauce

Ingredients

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

Directions

GETTING READY

1) Preheat the broiler.

MAKING

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.

FINALIZING

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

SERVING

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

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Very Easy
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Preparation Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 40 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 761Calories from Fat 519

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 58 g88.7%

Saturated Fat 25.65 g128.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 180.3 mg

Sodium 1202.4 mg50.1%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.6%

Dietary Fiber 3.77 g15%

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