Mediterranean Meatball Gyros Sandwich

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23Ingredients
30Minutes
540Calories

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup cucumber (grated)
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic (freshly)
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper (freshly)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 pound ground chuck
  • 1/4 cup Italian breadcrumbs
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons flat leaf Italian parsley (chopped fresh)
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic (freshly)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper (freshly)
  • 1 cup cucumbers (finely diced)
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes (finely)
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion (finely)
  • 1 tablespoon flat leaf Italian parsley (chopped)
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 4 flatbreads
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    540Calories
    Sodium57% DV1370mg
    Fat34% DV22g
    Protein65% DV33g
    Carbs17% DV51g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories540Calories from Fat200
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat22g34%
    Saturated Fat9g45%
    Trans Fat1g
    Cholesterol140mg47%
    Sodium1370mg57%
    Potassium820mg23%
    Protein33g65%
    Calories from Fat200
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate51g17%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Sugars8g16%
    Vitamin A
    Vitamin C
    Calcium
    Iron

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(30)

    Katrina Anderson 25 days ago
    These were quite tasty. Meatballs were slightly dry, but the sauce helped. I served with a sprinkle of feta cheese and black olives. I skipped the dill due to an allergy.
    Sarah M. 2 months ago
    Yummy! One of my kids new favorites.
    Belinda 2 months ago
    Absolutely delicious! I added extra on the spices it was very good
    Danny Rusinow 3 months ago
    Excellent, added more spices (oregano, primarily) to the vegetable mix
    Sabah Baxamoosa 3 months ago
    definitely would make it again but increase the seasoning. maybe add a little paprika to give it a kick. but super easy to make
    Amber 3 months ago
    This recipe is delicious, quick and very easy to make. I was amazed that the flavor was just like a Gyro, but with less fat and grease.
    Virginia Williams 4 months ago
    It was really delicious! The perfect dinner or lunch for a hot day. The mixture of cucumber, tomato, and greek yogurt created a fresh, summery flavor. It was simple but satisfying and cured my craving for Mediterranean. In the future, the only change I would make is to cut the cucumbers much smaller, the large chucks, while aesthetically pleasing, made it difficult to eat.
    Alexis 65 4 months ago
    It didn’t turnout the way I thought it should have. The taste for the tahini sauce, and the pork meatballs the flavors were off.
    M05072 4 months ago
    Delish. Flat bread didn’t work so well would try with pita next time
    Patti 5 months ago
    Made this for the first time, I called it my Greek Taco Tuesday. It was delish and even my picky daughter thought they were awesome! I added fresh lemon zest to the meatballs and it was so tasty with the cumin. Also, instead of the pita bread, I opted out for the Foldout Fold It flatbread that is high in protein and high fiber. I cut it along the folding line and made them into “street” taco size. This is a definite repeat.
    Sandy D. 5 months ago
    Turned out great! Follow the recipe.
    Michael Rose 5 months ago
    Next time I'm going to add a little balsamic vinegar and onion powder to the meatball mix for a little extra savoriness, but they taste great. Time and cost are a winner hear.
    Kathryn Gabriel 5 months ago
    really good tsatziki, recipe awesome just for that. (didnt make the meatballs though just used the frozen kind)
    Ray 5 months ago
    family favorite. easy to make
    Ahmed 5 months ago
    light refreshing saturday lunch. added some chilli in the meatball mixture for more flavor. great.
    R.Wilke 6 months ago
    One of my 10 year old daughters favourites. We do not make into meatballs but just crumbled like taco meat. Use naan bread for wraps. It is now asked for more than tacos and healthier too.
    Jackie Albright 6 months ago
    It turned out okay. Next time we will make the meatballs smaller and use a different recipe, since they were not very flavorful. We added lemon juice, garlic powder, parsley, salt, and pepper to the veggies and they were good.
    Diana S. 6 months ago
    it was amazing! However, please read the recipe all the way through before shopping, not totally accurate on what you need if you choose to use the "shopping" portion. I always over purchase so I was fine. I still can't believe this tasted like a gyro without lamb! YUMMLY for sure!
    Chip 6 months ago
    The flavors are amazing in this recipe. We ended up cooking meatballs about 3 minutes longer. Broiling adds a delicious crispy outside the sauce was our favorite recipe we have ever made. Awesome!
    Miss Thang 6 months ago
    Perfect! Better than my expectations.
    Deborah B. 7 months ago
    I flattened the meatballs before baking to more represent the loaf of a gyro. I added feta cheese before serving. Yum!
    Shelly Robinson 7 months ago
    Very good. I didn't care for the yogurt so next time will try with sour cream.
    Heather S. 8 months ago
    Loved it! Would have been better if we added lettuce to the gyro too. Other than that it was delicious!
    Melinda 9 months ago
    Exceeded my expectations! Even my picky eater kids who looked on with skepticism had to admit it was good! I added a little sour cream to the Greek yogurt and a little garlic salt to the cucumber salsa. Yum! Definitely making this again!
    Teresa Middleton 10 months ago
    Excellent! Great flavors. Four stars because it took longer than 30 minutes. Next time, I will pre cut all the vegetables. Super simple recipe.
    Tiffany T. 2 years ago
    My whole family loved this recipe. I served it with naan instead of a traditional pita. Otherwise, everything was the same. Delish!
    Cisse 2 years ago
    Sooooooo gooooooooood❤️❤️❤️❤️😍❤️❤️❤️❤️😍❤️😍❤️❤️😍😍😍😍😍😍❤️❤️❤️😍❤️❤️😍😍❤️👌👌👌👌
    Angela S. 2 years ago
    My husband and I loved these. We made ours with ground turkey.
    Jocelyn Silver 2 years ago
    Excellent! Very easy and loved by all I also substituted ground turkey for the beef and they were extremely tasty. Definitely will make again.
    Lisa B. 3 years ago
    One of our favorites! Easy and tasty. I make it often and there is rarely leftovers. I use ground turkey instead of beef and with the yogurt sauce and "cucumber salsa" it is a nice combo.

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