Lamb Gyro Recipe

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Cassandra Published: December 1, 2020 Modified: September 30, 2021
Lamb Gyro Recipe

How To Make Easy Lamb Gyro

This lamb gyro is a savory Greek wrap of pita bread filled with lamb meat, lettuce, tomato, and tzatziki sauce. Serve up a plate for your next lunch meal!

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Total: 10 minutes



  • ½tspoil
  • 2pita bread slices

For Toppings:

  • 2tbspfeta cheese
  • 2Campari tomato,sliced
  • cuplettuce,chopped
  • ¼red onion,sliced
  • Tzatziki sauce

For Homemade Gyro Meat:

  • ½lbground lamb
  • 1tspsalt
  • ¼onion,grated on small holes
  • ¼tspground pepper
  • 1garlic clove,minced
  • 1tspItalian Seasoning
  • 1tspoil,for cooking


  1. Toast the pitas in a toaster or oven until heated.

Homemade Gyro Meat:

  1. In a bowl, combine the lamb, salt, onion, pepper, garlic, and Italian seasoning, then shape the meat into a thin patty.

  2. Heat the oil in a skillet, then once hot, add the patty. Cook until browned, then flip the patty and cook on the other side.

  3. Once cooked, break up the meat into thin long strands.

  4. Add the meat to the pita bread, then top with feta cheese, Tzatziki sauce, or other desired toppings. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 507.90kcal
  • Fat: 34.48g
  • Saturated Fat: 14.39g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.96g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.70g
  • Carbohydrates: 23.70g
  • Fiber: 3.58g
  • Sugar: 7.01g
  • Protein: 25.80g
  • Cholesterol: 96.43mg
  • Sodium: 760.18mg
  • Calcium: 169.05mg
  • Potassium: 686.52mg
  • Iron: 4.06mg
  • Vitamin A: 87.10µg
  • Vitamin C: 20.28mg
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