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Gyros on Sahara Pocket Pita
Total Calories per Serving:   401  
Fat Calories per Serving:   101
Percent Fat Calories per Serving:   25.19%

Portion -  3 oz of lamb
Recipe serves two


2 pocket pitas (170 max calories, 15 max fat calories)

6 oz boneless leg of lamb top filleted (from depth-wise, sliced lengthwise) into flat slices

6 thin slices of onion (yellow or red)

1 tsp of chopped garlic

a tiny pinch of dried thyme

salt to taste

ground black pepper to taste

12 mint leaves

4 tbl of Breakstone reduced sour cream

1 tsp of pureed cucumber, seeds removed (peel removed before pureeing)

½ tsp of garlic juice

4 medium campari tomatoes (or tomatoes of your choice), sliced

Shredded lettuce (optional)


Preheat nonstick skillet over medium heat.

Place meat, onions, garlic and mint in pan. Season meat with salt and pepper on one side. Cook for a 2 to 4 minutes then turn. Season with salt and pepper. Remove meat from heat.

Add a pinch of thyme to onion, garlic and herbs. Continue cooking until desired doneness. Puree peeled cucumber and mix well with sour cream and garlic juice.

Spread cucumber and sour cream sauce inside pita. Arrange meat, onions and herbs inside pita. Add tomatoes, lettuce and serve.

Nutrition Data
Serving Size 3 oz of lamb 
Total Calories 401 
    Calories from Fat 101 
% Daily Value
Total Fat Grams 12  18.08% 
    Saturated Fat Grams 6.5  
    Trans Fat Grams 0  
    Polyunsaturated Fat Grams 1  
    Monounsaturated Fat Grams 2.6  
Cholesterol MG 100.6  
Sodium MG 453.7  
Total Carbs 44  14.67% 
    Fiber Grams 2  
    Sugar Grams 11  
    Protein Grams 31.1  


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