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easy greek gyros

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Nina Hubbard
Tuscaloosa, AL

So easy and taste great, my son and husband LOVE these!!

(2 ratings)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For easy greek gyros

  • 1 lb
    ground lamb
  • 1 sm
    red onion
  • 1 tsp
    greek seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 6
    pita pockets
  • 1
    tomato, chopped
  • shredded lettuce
  • 8 oz
    prestrained plain greek yogurt
  • 1
    cucumber, peeled, seeded and grated
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    fresh dill, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp

How To Make easy greek gyros

  • 1
    (after grating cucumber squeeze all the juice out of it and keep 1 tsp to stir into yogurt.)Stir together cucumber,sour cream, cucumber juice, dill, garlic and remaining 1/2 tsp. salt.(make this ahead of time and keep it in the refrigerator, as it allows for the flavors to infuse together.)
  • 2
    Cook ground lamb, onion, greek seasoning, pepper, and 1/2 tsp. salt in a large skillet over medium-high heat,stirring often, 7 to 9 minutes or until lamb crumbles and is no longer pink; drain well on paper towels.
  • 3
    Once everything is done, it is time to put it together. Spoon lamb mixture,tomatoes, and lettuce into the pita pocket, then top with cucumber sauce.

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