Greek Gyros

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Nutritional Information

Calories 377
Caloriesfromfat 17 %
Fat 7 g
Satfat 1.8 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 24.1 g
Carbohydrate 48.9 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 55 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 357 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg


6 ounces lamb leg cutlets (1/2 inch thick), cut into strips
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1 tablespoon minced onion
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup plain nonfat yogurt
3 tablespoons grated peeled cucumber, drained
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
1/8 teaspoon dried dillweed
Vegetable cooking spray
2 green leaf lettuce leaves
2 (8-inch) pita bread rounds
1/4 cup seeded, chopped tomato
1 tablespoon chopped green onion


Place lamb strips in a heavy-duty, zip-top plastic bag. Combine vinegar and next 6 ingredients, stirring well. Pour vinegar mixture over lamb; seal bag, and shake until meat is well coated. Marinate in refrigerator at least 8 hours.

Combine yogurt and next 3 ingredients. Cover and chill. Remove lamb from bag; discard marinade. Coat a nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat until hot. Add lamb; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until browned, stirring frequently. Drain and pat dry with paper towels.

Place 1 lettuce leaf on each pita round; place half of lamb on each. Top each with 2 tablespoons tomato and half of yogurt mixture. Sprinkle with green onions. Roll up pita rounds and serve.

Cooking Light Light Cooking for Two,

Oxmoor House

January 1995
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