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Turkey Gyros

Greek seasoning, feta cheese and dill-cucumber sauce give this gyro an authentic taste. It was my family's introduction to how really good pita bread can be. Instead of feta cheese, we'll sprinkle on cheddar or Monterey Jack if we have it. —Donna Garvin, Glens Falls, New York
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled
  • 2/3 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons dill weed
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 pound turkey breast tenderloin, cut into 1/4-inch-thick strips
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt-free Greek seasoning
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 8 thin tomato slices
  • 4 whole pita breads, warmed
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese

Directions

  • Finely chop a third of the cucumber. For sauce, mix sour cream, onion, dill, lemon juice and chopped cucumber. Thinly slice remaining cucumber.
  • In a nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; saute turkey until no longer pink, 4-6 minutes. Stir in Greek seasoning. Serve turkey, lettuce, tomato and sliced cucumber on pitas; top with sauce and cheese.
To make your own salt-free Greek seasoning: Mix 1-1/2 tsp. dried oregano; 1 tsp. each dried mint and dried thyme; 1/2 tsp. each dried basil, dried marjoram and dried minced onion; and 1/4 tsp. dried minced garlic. Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place for up to 6 months. Yield: about 2 Tbsp.
Nutrition Facts
1 sandwich: 307 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 422mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 2 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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