Super Simple Gyros With Cucumber-Mint Yogurt

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Total Time
20 mins
5 mins

Looking for something that you can pull together for lunch or dinner in a jiffy? This easy, greek-inspired gyros recipe may be the way to go. To serve: heat and split the pitas; serve the lamb, seasoned tomatoes and feta, cucumber-mint yogurt, onion, and lettuce in separate dishes. Have your family and friends stuff the warm bread pockets to their liking. ENJOY!

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  1. Mix yogurt, mint, sugar and salt in a small bowl. Stir in the cucumber. Cover and chill for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Season the diced tomato, feta cheese, and parsley with the red wine vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper; set aside.
  3. In a large non-stick skillet, heat the oil over medium heat until hot. Add the ground lamb, oregano, thyme, garlic and onion powders, and black pepper; cook until browned - stirring to crumble. Drain on paper towel-lined plate.
  4. Transfer lamb to to a mixing bowl. Add the lemon juice and stir well.
  5. Warm the pita bread rounds; split open each pita half forming a pocket.
  6. Have everyone spoon even amounts of the lamb mixture into their pita pocket, and top with onions, lettuce, tomatoes and feta, and cucumber-mint yogurt.