Gyro-style Veggie Burger

Teresa Jacobson


This is my version of the gyro sauce, tzatziki. It's a sauce my mother-in-law taught me to make by taste and texture without any measurements. I've made faux gyros for years using pitas, thinly sliced roast beef, shredded lettuce and this sauce. Since we went vegetarian, I've REALLY been missing my gyros! This is as close to that as I can get and still be vegetarian! It was fantastic!


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40 Min
20 Min
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frozen boca brand veggie burger (or morning star brand)
greek seasoning to taste


2 large
cucumbers, peeled and sliced
1 medium
vidalia onion, large dice
1 1/2 c
miracle whip salad dressing
1/2-2/3 c
apple cider or white vinegar
2 1/2-3 Tbsp
salt and pepper, to taste


ciabatta rolls, buttered and grilled
shredded lettuce
sauteed mushrooms and onions (optional)
fresh tomatoes, diced (optional)

How to Make Gyro-style Veggie Burger


  • 1In a mixing bowl, whisk Miracle whip and vinegar together to desired consistency. Add sugar; whisk. Place prepared cucumbers and diced onion in large bowl; salt and pepper to taste. Pour Miracle Whip sauce over cucumber mixture; stir well. Refrigerate for minimum of 1 hour (sauce gets better the longer in fridge.)
  • 2Saute mushrooms and onions if desired. Set aside.
  • 3Cook frozen Boca veggie burgers on grill or in frying pan until heated to 160 degrees F. Season with Greek seasoning. At same time, butter and grill ciabatta rolls until golden and crisp.
  • 4Assemble burger, sauteed mushrooms & onions & tomatoes (if desired), shredded lettuce, and cucumbers dressing and cucumbers drizzled over top.

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About Gyro-style Veggie Burger

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes, Burgers
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #cucumber, #gyro, #ciabata

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