Lamb Pitas with Yogurt Sauce

Mikekey K

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@Mikekey

Great for lunch.


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Serves:

2

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

SAUCE

1/3 c
plain greek yogurt
1 Tbsp
fresh mint, chopped
1 tsp
grated lemon rind
1/8 tsp
ground black pepper
salt, to taste

PITAS

6 oz
ground lamb
1/4 c
chopped red onion
1/2 tsp
minced fresh oregano
1/8 tsp
ground cumin
1/8 tsp
salt
pinch
crushed red pepper, to taste
1 clove
garlic, minced
1/8 c
minced fresh parsley
2
6-inch pita breads, cut in half
1/2 c
thinly sliced cucumber (peeled and seeded)
8
cherry tomatoes, halved

Directions Step-By-Step

1
To prepare sauce, combine sauce ingredients in a small bowl. Cover and chill until ready to use.
2
To prepare pitas, heat a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add lamb and cook 5 minutes, or until browned, stirring to crumble. Drain well, remove to plate and set aside.
3
Lightly coat same pan with nonstick cooking spray and add onion. Saute 3 minutes or until softened.
4
Stir in cooked lamb, oregano, cumin, salt, crushed red pepper and garlic. Reduce heat to low and cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and stir in parsley.
5
Open pita halves and divide meat mixture evenly among the 4 halves. Add cucumber slices and tomato halves evenly. Top each with some of the sauce and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Lamb
Regional Style: Greek