Gyro sandwiches

Yield: 16 servings

Measure Ingredient
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1¼ pounds Lean ground beef
1¼ pounds Lean ground lamb
¼ cup Oregano
1½ tablespoon Onion powder
1 cup Plain yogurt
¼ cup Finely chopped cucumber
¼ cup Finely chopped onion
2 teaspoons Olive oil
1 tablespoon Garlic powder
¾ tablespoon Ground pepper (or more)
1 teaspoon Thyme
¾ teaspoon Salt
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\N \N Salt & white pepper
8 larges Pita breads; cut in half
\N \N Thinly sliced onion rings



For patties: Preheat broiler or prepare barbeque. Combine ingredients lightly but thoroughly in large bowl. Shape into 16 thin patties and broil, turning once, until done as desired.

For sauce: Combine first 4 ingredients in small bowl. Add garlic powder, salt and pepper to taste.

To assemble sandwich, place 1 meat patty in each pita half and top with yogurt sauce and onion slices.

Source: (Journey's End - Mundelein, Illinois) Favorite Restaurant Recipes. ISBN: 0-89535-100-5

Typed for you by Karen Mintzias

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