Something We Ate

Homemade Gyro

Source: tastemade.com

INGREDIENTS

Gryo

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound ground lamb
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt & pepper
  • 12 cup breadcrumbs, soaked in olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, grated
  • 2 cloves garlic, grated
  • Olive oil

Tzatziki

  • 1 English cucumber, peeled, grated and drained of excess water
  • 3 sprigs dill
  • Squeeze of lemon
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 12 cups Greek yogurt
  • To serve:
  • Pita or flatbread
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tomato, cut into chunks

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, add ground meats, oregano, cumin, salt, pepper, breadcrumbs, onion and garlic. Use a mixer with paddle attachment or food processor to get mixture super fine and paste-like.
  3. Transfer mixture to a loaf pan coated with olive oil and press down to firm. Bake for approximately 1 hour until top is golden brown.
  4. In a small bowl, combine tzatziki ingredients.
  5. Slice meat into pieces. Lay out a flatbread, top with shredded lettuce, gyro meat, tzatziki, onion and tomatoes. Enjoy!