Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce

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  • Cook time icon 1 hour Prep | 10-12 minutes Cooking
  • Servings icon 10-12 Servings
Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce

Tzatziki Sauce

  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup Duke’s Mayonnaise
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp. lemon zest
  • 1 tsp. dried dill weed

Gyro

  • 1 lb. beef or lamb steak, shaved or very thinly sliced
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil, divided
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp. ground allspice
  • 2 tsp. dried oregano
  • ¼ tsp. ground rosemary
  • 1½ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • Pita bread, or other flat bread
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped

Preparation

1. For the tzatziki, combine all tzatziki ingredients in a bowl, cover and refrigerate for 1 hour to allow flavors to blend.

2. For the gyro, place meat in a large bowl; add 1 tablespoon olive oil, garlic, allspice, oregano, rosemary, salt and pepper. Stir until meat is evenly coated with spices. Let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes.

3. Heat remaining one tablespoon oil in a large sauté pan over medium heat. Add meat and cook until desired doneness.

4. Assemble meat and tomatoes on flatbread or pita, top with tzatziki sauce.

Variations

Add thinly sliced red onion and chopped lettuce, if desired.

 

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