Turkey Gyros Recipe

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


Submitted by roybeattie

Makes 4 servings



Roy You will have to add Pita bread rounds

Recipe Ingredients for Turkey Gyros

1/2 small onion
2 tablespoons Italian parsley
2 cloves garlic, pressed
1 pound ground turkey
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 teaspoons olive oil
1/4 cucumber, sliced
1/2 tomato, sliced
1/2 cup plain yogurt
2 cloves garlic, pressed
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons Italian parsley, chopped
1/4 cup fresh cucumber, finely chopped

Recipe Directions for Turkey Gyros

  1. To start gyros, preheat oven to 500 deg. Finely chop onion. Chop all parsley; set aside 2 tablespoons of the parsley for sauce. Press garlic into large mixing bowl; add onion, 2 tablespoons of the parsley, turkey, thyme, teaspoon salt and black pepper. Mix vigorously until well blended.

  2. Add oil to skillet; heat over medium-high heat 1-3 minutes or until shimmering. As oil heats, form turkey mixture into four thin, rectangular loaves, about -in. thick. Cook 1-2 minutes on each side or until browned. Place skillet in oven and bake 6-8 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165 deg and loaves are no longer pink in center.

  3. Meanwhile, prepare sauce. In small batter bowl, combine yogurt, pressed garlic, salt and reserved parsley. Chop cucumber; add to batter bowl and mix well.

  4. To finish gyros, place pita bread into deep dish baker and microwave on high 30-60 seconds; transfer to serving plates. Meanwhile, slice cucumbers and tomatoes.

  5. Remove turkey loaves from oven. Thinly slice lengthwise; arrange over pita bread. To serve, top each gyro with 1 tablespoon yogurt sauce; serve with sliced cucumber and sliced tomatoes, if desired.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 196.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
321
Calories from Fat
160
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
17.8g
27%
Saturated Fat
4.5g
23%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
118mg
39%
Sodium
510mg
21%
Potassium
484mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
5.7g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.7g
3%
Sugars
3.2g
Protein
33.3g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 11% Iron 16%
* 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 high in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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