Gyro Burgers

Didi Dalaba


This recipe is so easy and bursting with Gyro flavors, you will feel that your in a Greek restaurant!!

We've made them big and also as sliders for cookouts!! Everyone alway's asks for the recipe!!



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30 Min
15 Min


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1 1/2 lb
ground beef
1/2 lb
ground lamb
1/2 lb
ground pork
1/4 c
chopped fresh mint or 1 tsp. dried mint
1 1/2 tsp
thyme, dried
1 tsp
1/2 tsp
each, salt & pepper
2 Tbsp
red wine vinegar
2 tsp
olive oil
1 small
2 clove


4 Tbsp
olive oil
1/2 tsp
thyme, dried
1/4 tsp
1/4 tsp
garlic powder
1/4 tsp
each salt & pepper
**or you can use 1 tsp. greek seasoning**


2 medium
8-10 large
lettuce leaves
feta cheese
tzatziki sauce

How to Make Gyro Burgers


  • 1Using a mini food processor or chopper, puree the onion and garlic together. You want a very smooth consistency.
  • 2In a bowl add your beef, lamb and pork.
  • 3Add your pureed onion & garlic and your spices. Mix till all spices have been thoroughly incorporated. Avoid over mixing to keep the burgers moist and tender.
  • 4Using a piece of wax paper, measure out 1 cup of meat and place on paper.
  • 5Fold over the paper to cover the patty and using a small plate, flatten into burger. You can make as thin or thick as you want.
  • 6We like a good size burger. Continue to mold burgers by using a separate piece of paper for each burger. Once molded, chill till ready to grill.
  • 7In a small bowl, add your basting oil ingredients. Slice tomatoes and place them in the basting oil. Set aside to ready to assemble.
  • 8Baste your grill with some oil to avoid sticking. When grill is at medium high, grill your burgers. We do 5-7 minutes per side. Please grill to your preferance.
  • 9When ready to assemble: Spread 1 tbls or so of tzatziki sauce on both bottom and top of buns.
  • 10To bottom bun, using 1 lettuce leaf, dip the leaf into the basting oil, then lay on the bun.
  • 11Add your burger.
  • 12Add your seasoned tomato.
  • 13Sprinkle with feta cheese if desired. Cover and take a huge bite!!!

  • 14*A traditional tzatziki sauce*

    Greek Tzatziki

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About Gyro Burgers

Course/Dish: Beef, Burgers
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #easy, #greek, #flavor

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