Light Greek Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce

Light Greek Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce
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Calories 368 cals
Total Fat 12 g
Cholesterol 707 mg
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Sodium 667 mg
Protein 26 g
Total Carbohydrate 39 g

Prep Time: 20 Minutes

Time to Table: 30 Minutes

Serves: 6


  • 1 1/4 pound 93% lean ground turkey
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3 garlics clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup diced seedless cucumber
  • 1 Roma tomato, seeded and diced
  • 1/4 cup pitted Kalamata olives, halved
  • 3/4 cup Daisy Light Sour Cream
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup shredded cucumber, squeezed dry
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill weed
  • 6 6.5-inch whole wheat pita pockets, cut in half


Crumble the turkey in a 10-inch nonstick skillet. Add the oregano, 2 cloves of garlic, salt and pepper to the turkey. Cook over medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until the turkey is thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently; drain if necessary. Meanwhile, mix the diced cucumber, tomato and olives in small bowl. Mix the sour cream, lemon juice, lemon peel, shredded cucumber, dill weed, and 1 clove of minced garlic together in another small bowl. Tuck one pita pocket bread inside another one for a sturdy sandwich. Repeat with the remaining pocket breads. Spoon the turkey evenly into the pockets. Top each with the diced vegetables and the sauce.


Average Rating:
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jamisoncollette 07/05/2016

I was looking for something different to feed my family while staying on a budget. These greek gyros were a smash with the adults and kids. I substituted chicken breast since I had it on hand instead of the turkey. The tzatziki sauce was tangy and refreshing using Daisy squeeze sour cream which I had received free for testing purposes through Influenster. My children didn't even realize they were eating cucumbers in the sauce and dipped their chopped veggies into extra tzatziki sauce. We had enough for lunch leftovers and the taste was just as fresh and satisfying the next day. Price per serving was budget friendly as we didn't need much of the extras like kalmata olives to add flavor.

MrsKate 06/08/2016

We loved these! The only change I made was to use ground chicken instead of ground turkey - it worked perfectly. The kiddo preferred them deconstructed, but loved all of the elements too!

Frank 07/19/2012

Really good and healthy to boot

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