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Lamb Gyros


Preheat oven to 350 degrees

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  • 1/2 c yogurt
  • 1/4 c mayonnaise
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 1/4 lbs ground lamb
  • 1 slice bread, finely crumbled
  • 2 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 3 tbs olive oil
  • 2 poblano chilies or cubanelle peppers, chopped
  • 1 lrg onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 4 pitas or flatbread
  • 1/4 c chopped flat leaf parsley


Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 40mins


Step 1

Combine the yogurt, mayonnaise and 1/4 tsp ginger, season with salt and pepper. In med bowl, combine the lamb, bread, 1 1/2 tsp cumin and the remaining 1/2 tsp ginger. Season with salt and pepper. Form into 4" patties. In lrg skillet heat oil over med heat. cook patties until just firm, about 6 mins. Transfer to plate. In small skillet, add poblanos, onion, garlic and remaining 1 tsp cumin, season with salt and pepper. Cook over med low heat until crisp tender, about 5 mins. Wrap the pita in foil and keep warm in oven. Chop up the lamb patties and add to pan, increasing the heat to med high. Cook the vegetables until golden, about 3 mins. Stir in parsley. Top a warmed pita with the reserved yogurt sauce and lamb mixture and fold over

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