Lamb Pita Pockets

Lamb Pita Pockets Recipe
Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller
Cynthia recommends serving this tangy yogurt sauce when introducing lamb to picky eaters.


Makes 4 servings
Total time: 15 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 15 Minutes


2 1/2 cups diced cooked lamb
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 1/2 cups chopped romaine lettuce
1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
2 small tomatoes, sliced
3 tablespoons bottled Greek dressing
4 whole wheat pita rounds, halved and warmed


Sauté lamb in hot olive oil in a medium skillet over high heat 2 minutes or until hot. Combine romaine lettuce, feta cheese, tomatoes, and 3 Greek dressing. Divide lamb among pita rounds. Top with lettuce mixture and Yogurt Sauce.

Cynthia Graubert,

Southern Living

March 2014
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