These savory meats are seasoned just right for a great pita sandwich! The cucumber sauce is spooned liberally on top, and may also may be served as a side dish to any lamb dish.
Combine all ingredients and cook immediately or place in the refrigerator for 1 to several hours. Cook in a large skillet until meat is no longer pink, Drain well. Serve wrapped in a pita with Tzatziki, slices of onion, and fresh parsley, if desired.
Makes 2 cups (8 one-quarter cup servings).
Tzatziki (Satziki) Sauce - Gyro Sauce
Place yogurt in a small colander lined with several layers of cheesecloth or coffee filters. Place colander over a small bowl into which whey will drain. Place colander and bowl in the refrigerator for approximately 2 hours. Discard whey. Combine thickened yogurt (yogurt "cheese") with remaining ingredients and refrigerate for several hours.
Makes 1 to 1 1/2 cups.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (123g)|
|Recipe Makes: 8 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 134 (57%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 14.8g||20 %|
|Saturated Fat 6g||30 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 5.6g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0.8g|
|Cholesterol 43.8mg||13 %|
|Sodium 162.1mg||6 %|
|Potassium 245.4mg||6 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 12.1g||4 %|
|Dietary Fiber 0.6g||3 %|
|Sugars, other 11.5g|
|Protein 12.3g||18 %|
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Calories per serving: 235
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