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Gyro Meat Recipe

Looking for an easy Gyro Meat recipe? Learn how to make Gyro Meat using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by larisaparis

Makes 10 servings



For greek gyros. Servings size is about 3.8 oz. or three thin slices.

Recipe Ingredients for Gyro Meat

1 medium onion, finely chopped or shredded
2 pounds ground lamb
1 tablespoon finely minced garlic
1 tablespoon dried marjoram
1 tablespoon dried ground rosemary
2 teaspoons kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Recipe Directions for Gyro Meat

  1. Process the onion in a food processor for 10 to 15 seconds and turn out into the center of a tea towel. Gather up the ends of the towel and squeeze until almost all of the juice is removed. Discard juice.

  2. Return the onion to the food processor and add the lamb, garlic, marjoram, rosemary, salt, and pepper and process until it is a fine paste, approximately 1 minute. Stop the processor as needed to scrape down sides of bowl.

  3. To cook in the oven as a meatloaf, proceed as follows:

  4. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.

  5. Place the mixture into a loaf pan, making sure to press into the sides of the pan. Place the loaf pan into a water bath and bake for 60 to 75 minutes or until the mixture reaches 165 to 170 degrees F. Remove from the oven and drain off any fat. Place the loaf pan on a cooling rack and place a brick wrapped in aluminum foil directly on the surface of the meat and allow to sit for 15 to 20 minutes, until the internal temperature reaches 175 degrees F.

  6. Slice and serve on pita bread with tzatziki sauce, chopped onion, tomatoes and feta cheese. (not included in calorie count)

Categories

Main Dish, Greek

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 104.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
176
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.7g
10%
Saturated Fat
2.4g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
82mg
27%
Sodium
535mg
22%
Potassium
330mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
1.7g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.4g
2%
Sugars
0.4g
Protein
25.6g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 2% Iron 13%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin B12
  • High in zinc
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
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