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Gyros on Flat Pita
Total Calories per Serving:   431  
Fat Calories per Serving:   111
Percent Fat Calories per Serving:   25.75%

Portion -  3 oz leg of lamb
Recipe serves two


2 flat pitas (200 max calories, 25 max fat calories)

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

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 reduced fat 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 pan

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 on pita. Arrange meat, onions and herbs on pita. Add tomatoes and lettuce. Fold over and serve.

Nutrition Data
Serving Size 3 oz leg of lamb 
Total Calories 431 
    Calories from Fat 111 
% Daily Value
Total Fat Grams 12  18.85% 
    Saturated Fat Grams 7.5  
    Trans Fat Grams 0  
    Polyunsaturated Fat Grams 0  
    Monounsaturated Fat Grams 2.6  
Cholesterol MG 100.6  
Sodium MG 1049.7  
Total Carbs 54  18.00% 
    Fiber Grams 2  
    Sugar Grams 10  
    Protein Grams 29.6  


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