Grilled Lamb Steak Gyros
This Greek specialty features grilled lamb flavored with a yogurt-cucumber sauce served in a pita. These savory sandwiches make perfect picnic food.
10 to 14 minutes
1 pound lamb center leg steak, cut ¾-inch thick
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon Cavendar's Greek Seasoning*
1/2 cup plain yogurt
1/2 each cucumber, seeded and chopped
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon dried dill
1/4 teaspoon dried or ½ teaspoon fresh mint, optional
2 cups shredded red leaf lettuce, optional
1 each medium tomato, chopped
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1/2 cup crumbled Feta cheese
4 each pita breads, 6 inches in diameter
Heat grill or set oven to Broil. Trim steak to remove all fat. Sprinkle both sides of stea
k with lemon juice followed by Greek seasoning and let stand 5 minutes.
Combine yogurt sauce ingredients in a bowl and set aside. Chop lettuce, tomato and onion.
Grill steak over Medium coals for 10 to 14 minutes or Broil 3 to 4 inches from heat, turni
ng once after 5 to 7 minutes. Warm pita bread on perimeter of grill during last 5 minutes
of grilling or microwave just before serving to soften.
Slice steak into thin strips. Cut pitas in half and split open. Place steak strips on a pl
atter and pass with bread, toppings and sauce, or fill each pita with steak and top with y
ogurt mixture, lettuce, tomato, onion and Feta cheese. Serve.
*Homemade Greek Rub: Combine 2 cloves crushed garlic, 2 teaspoons dried oregano leaves, 1
teaspoon black pepper, 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
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