Lamb Pitas with Yogurt Sauce

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Great for lunch.

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10 Min
15 Min
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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


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

How to Make Lamb Pitas with Yogurt Sauce


  • 1To prepare sauce, combine sauce ingredients in a small bowl. Cover and chill until ready to use.
  • 2To 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.
  • 3Lightly coat same pan with nonstick cooking spray and add onion. Saute 3 minutes or until softened.
  • 4Stir 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.
  • 5Open 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.

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About Lamb Pitas with Yogurt Sauce

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

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