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Air-Fryer Gyro Sandwiches

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


4 servings

I love Gyros, but feel the meat part can be complicated! By using meatballs, Greek seasoning and air-frying them - it makes it so much easier! — Donna-Marie Ryan, Topsfield, Massachusetts
Air-Fryer Gyro Sandwiches Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 12 frozen fully cooked meatballs, such as beef or homestyle
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Greek seasoning, divided
  • 2 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 medium cucumber
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon snipped fresh dill
  • 4 whole pita breads, warmed
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • Lemon wedge, optional


  1. Preheat air fryer to 320°. Place meatballs in greased air fryer. Cook until browned, 8-10 minutes. Remove to a cutting board; cool slightly. Cut meatballs in half; toss with 1 tablespoon oil and 1 teaspoon Greek seasoning. Return to air fryer. Cook 2 minutes longer. Remove and keep warm.
  2. In a small bowl, combine tomatoes, red onion and garlic. Peel cucumber; chop half and add to tomato mixture. Remove seeds and grate remaining half of cucumber; place in another small bowl. Stir in yogurt, lemon juice, dill, remaining 1 tablespoon oil and 1/2 teaspoon Greek seasoning.
  3. Serve meatballs in pita breads with yogurt sauce, tomato mixture, and feta cheese. If desired, top with additional fresh dill and serve with lemon wedges.
Air Fryer Cook Times
In our testing, we find cook times vary dramatically between brands of air fryers. As a result, we give wider than normal ranges on suggested cook times. Begin checking at the first time listed and adjust as needed.

Nutrition Facts

1 sandwich: 534 calories, 30g fat (12g saturated fat), 60mg cholesterol, 1378mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 4g fiber), 21g protein.

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