9.23.2012

Gyros with Tzatziki sauce



 Gyros with Tzatziki sauce

Meat Mixture:
  • 1 lb. ground lamb (or beef)
  • 1/4 cup minced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp. cumin
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
Sandwich:
  • 4 rounds of flat bread or pitas.
  • lettuce
  • tomato; sliced
  • Tzatziki Sauce
Tzatziki sauce

  • 1 (8 oz.) container plain yogurt
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and diced
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 Tbsp dill
  • 2 cloves minced garlic

Directions:

1. Thoroughly combine meat ingredients in a bowl.
2. Divide into 4-6 equal portions and shape into oblong patties. Refrigerate for an hour.
3. Grill patties over a hot fire (or on a hot skillet) for 3-4 minutes per side.

4. Spread tzatziki sauce down the center of a flat bread round, add lettuce and some tomato. Add the patty, fold the bread over the lamb, and enjoy.
5. Serves 2-3


And enjoy, we did!
~Naomi

3 comments:

  1. that looks delicious! I'll be sure to try it out :)
    xxx
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  2. YUM this look so delicious! Will have to try myself one day!

    Alexandra xo

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  3. That looks so good! Thanks for the recipe ;)

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