Greek Gyros & "Ziki" sacuse

Greek Gyros with homade Ziki sauce Allowing pleanty of time for all the flavors to bled it the key to these recipes.

Photo by Liz Y.

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PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • Greek Gyro Tzatziki sauce

  • 16

    oz. Greek yogurt

  • 1/3

    cucumber (peeled)

  • 1/4

    chopped onion

  • 3

    cloves garlic or 3 Tbs minced garlic

  • 2

    Tbs olive oil

  • 1

    Tbs lemon juice (or 1/2 fresh squeezed)

  • Salt & Pepper to taste

  • 1

    Tbs Dill

  • Meat seasoning

  • 1

    lb ground lamb, beef, turkey or 2 pound roast

  • 1/4

    cup minced red onion

  • 2

    cloves garlic

  • 2

    tsp salt

  • 1

    tsp pepper

  • 1 1/2

    tsp cumin

  • 1

    tsp oregano

  • 2

    tsp lemon or lime juice

  • Feel free to be creative & mix your favorite herbs

  • Serve with pita bread or small flour tortillias, sliced red onion, fresh sliced cucumber, crumbled feta cheese, lettuce & tomatoe

Directions

For Sauce: Place yogurt in a colander lined with cheese cloth or coffee filter, cover & allow to drain overnight. This will make the sauce thicker. Omit this step if you prefer runnier sauce. Add remaining ingredients into blender, blend until well combined. Chill in a glass bowl for a minimum of 1 hour or longer. For Meat: For Patties: mix GROUND meat all ingredients together. Divide into 4 portions, shaping into oblong patties. Chill for an hour. Grill to desired doneness For Roast: mix onion, garlic and spices in a glass bowl. Spread over ROAST. Cover and chill overnight. Slow cook to desired doneness.(160 or better) We’ve used our smoker. Cut into ¼ in strips Assembly: Warm Pita bread or Small tortillas Ziki sauce Meat Shredded lettuce Tomatoes Feta cheese Chopped red onion 2/3 Fresh cucumber, sliced lengthwise or chopped Hold closed with a toothpick

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