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gyro meatballs on lettuce leaf with red onion and tzatziki sauce
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4.56 from 9 votes

Greek Gyros Recipe

A delicious and easy low carb gyro that you can have on the table in under 30 minutes.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 6
Calories: 324kcal

Ingredients

Meatball Mixture

  • ½ lb ground beef, lean
  • 1 lb ground lamb
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoon oregano
  • 2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1.5 teaspoon salt
  • ¾ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon paprika

Tzatziki Sauce

  • 10 oz. plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 small cucumber,diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • salt & pepper

For Serving:

  • romaine lettuce leaves
  • red onion, sliced
  • roma tomatoes, sliced
  • feta cheese, crumbled

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
    Combine all meatball mixture ingredients in food processor.  Process for 2 minutes until well mixed.  
    Scoop into small meatballs and bake on a rack for 10 minutes or until fully cooked.
  • Combine all tzatziki ingredients and stir until well mixed.
  • To serve: Place romaine leaf on plate and top with meatballs, onions,tomatoes, feta and tzatziki as desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 324kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 669mg | Potassium: 399mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 115IU | Vitamin C: 1.5mg | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 2.3mg