Greek Gyros with Tzatziki



Greek Gyros with Tzatziki

Transport yourself to the streets of Athens with this delightful recipe for Greek Gyros with Tzatziki. Picture succulent pieces of seasoned meat nestled in warm, pillowy pita bread, topped with a generous dollop of cool and creamy tzatziki sauce. It’s a culinary journey that captures the essence of Greek street food and brings it right to your home kitchen.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. lamb or chicken, thinly sliced
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 pita bread rounds
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cucumber, thinly sliced
  • For Tzatziki:
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 cucumber, grated
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. fresh dill, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Marinate the sliced meat with chopped onion, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  2. Thread the marinated meat onto skewers and grill until cooked through.
  3. Warm the pita bread rounds on the grill or in a pan.
  4. Prepare Tzatziki by combining yogurt, grated cucumber, minced garlic, olive oil, dill, salt, and pepper.
  5. Assemble the gyros by placing grilled meat on warm pita, topping with tomatoes, cucumber slices, and a generous spoonful of Tzatziki.

Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cook Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Experience the rich flavors of Greece with these homemade Gyros. Perfect for a casual dinner or a festive gathering, these Gyros are sure to be a hit.

Nutritional Information: Calories: 350 | Protein: 25g | Carbohydrates: 30g | Fat: 15g

Make this Greek Gyros with Tzatziki recipe, and let your taste buds dance to the Mediterranean melody of flavors. Whether it’s a weeknight dinner or a weekend get-together, this dish promises to transport you to the vibrant streets of Greece, one delicious bite at a time.

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