Gyros Recipe

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


Submitted by rebeccaccach

Makes 2 servings



Weight Watchers Easy to double or quadruple

Recipe Ingredients for Gyros

1/4 c onion, minced
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 lb lamb, ground
2 T lemon juice
1/2 tsp oregano leaves
1/2 tsp cumin, ground
1/2 c cucumber, diced
1/4 c yogurt, plain, low-fat
1 T mint, fresh chopped
2 pitas (2 oz ea)
1/2 c lettuce, shredded
1/2 c tomato, diced

Recipe Directions for Gyros

  1. Spray small skillet with cooking spray. Add onion and garlic and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, til softened, about 30 seconds. Transfer to medium mixing bowl. Add lamb, lemon juice, oregano and cumin and mix thoroughly to combine. Shape into 2 equal patties.

  2. Spray rack in broiling pan with cooking spray and broil patties, turning once, for 3 to 5 minutes per side, or until done to taste.

  3. In small serving bowl, combine cucumber, yogurt and mint and stir to combine.

  4. To serve, using a sharp knife, cut 1/4 of the way around the edge of each pita. Open to form a pocket. Fill each pita with half the lettuce and tomato, one lamb patty, and half of the yogurt mixture.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 315.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
424
Calories from Fat
88
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.8g
15%
Saturated Fat
3.4g
17%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
104mg
35%
Sodium
435mg
18%
Potassium
745mg
21%
Total Carbohydrates
42.2g
14%
Dietary Fiber
2.7g
11%
Sugars
5.6g
Protein
40.0g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 16% Iron 29%
* 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
A-
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin B12
  • High in zinc
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