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Gyros

Sandy in Texas  posted 04-28-98 
 
  Gyros
  
  Original: 
  
  1 lb. ground lamb 
  1/2 cup chopped onion 
  2 tsp. minced garlic 
  3/4 tsp. salt 
  1/2 tsp. dried marjoram, crumbled 
  1/2 tsp. dried rosemary,   crumbled 
  1/8 tsp. black pepper 
  4 (7") pita bread, cut in half   -shredded lettuce 
  1 large tomato, chopped 
  
Cucumber Mint Sauce: 
  1 cup plain yogurt 
  1 cup sour cream 
  1 medium cucumber, seeded, chopped 
  1/4 tsp. dried leaf mint, crumbled 
  1/2 tsp. salt 
  1/8 tsp. black pepper 
  
Amount: 8 sandwiches 


  Lite: 
  1 lb. extra lean ground turkey   breast 
  1/2 cup chopped onion 
  2 tsp. minced garlic 
  3/4 tsp. salt 
  1/2 tsp. dried marjoram,  crumbled 
  1/2 tsp. dried rosemary, crumbled 
  1/8 tsp. black pepper 
  4 (7") pita bread, cut in half   -shredded lettuce 
  1 large tomato, chopped 
  -
Cucumber Mint Sauce: 
  1 cup non-fat plain yogurt 
  1 cup sour cream 
  1 medium cucumber, seeded, chopped 
  1/4 tsp. dried leaf mint, crumbled 
  1/2 tsp. salt 
  -dash black pepper 
  
Amount: 8 sandwiches 

  Revised Recipe: 
In 2 qt. microwavable casserole, combine first 8 ingredients. Microwave 
(HIGH) stirring once, until turkey is no longer pink (about 5 min.); drain.
Spoon hot meat mixture into each opened pita half. Combine Cucumber Mint 
Sauce; spoon over meat. Top with lettuce, tomatoes and additional sauce. 

Serve immediately. 

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