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Friday, August 31 2012

Here's a quick and easy vegetarian version of the popular Greek sandwich. Slices of lettuce, onion, tomato and cheese are flavored with the traditional flavors of cucumber, garlic, and dill.


Veggie Gyro
Recipe from 
Servings: 4 servings
     container (6 ounces)  plain, low-fat yogurt, liquid drained (if any)
    1/2    cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
     clove  garlic, finely chopped
     tablespoon  lemon juice
     tablespoon  fresh dill, chopped
    Pinch    salt and pepper
       whole-wheat pitas
    1/2  head  iceberg lettuce, sliced
    1/2  small  red onion, peeled and thinly sliced
     large  plum tomatoes (about 1/2 pound), sliced
     package (8 ounces)  garlic-and-herb flavored feta cheese, crumbled
To make sauce: Stir together yogurt, cucumber, garlic, lemon juice, dill, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Cover and chill 30 minutes.
Assemble gyros: Wrap pitas in damp paper towel and microwave for 20 seconds. Place puffed-side down on plates. Down the middle of each, evenly layer lettuce, sauce, onion, tomato slices and feta. Fold up both sides like a taco.
nutrition information
Per serving: Calories 393, Total Fat 17 g, Saturated Fat 10 g, Cholesterol 43 mg, Sodium 1111 mg, Carbohydrate 46 g, Fiber 7 g, Protein 21 g. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet 
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