Recipe brought to you by?MorningStar Farms?
These gyros are inspired by the cuisine of Greece, where yogurt, mint, cucumber, garlic and lemon are popular ingredients.
- 2 (6-inch) whole wheat pita bread
- 1/2 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt
- 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh mint or 1 tsp. dried mint
- 2 tsp. olive oil
- 1/8 tsp. salt
- 1/3 cup chopped cucumber
- 4 MorningStar Farms? Mediterranean Chickpea Burgers (thawed)
- 1/4 cup onion, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tsp. dried marjoram
- 1/2 tsp. dried rosemary
- 1/8 tsp. pepper
- 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
- 4 to 8 thin slices tomato (optional)
- 1/4 cup feta cheese
Use knife to open each pita half into pocket. Set aside. In small bowl stir together yogurt, mint, 1 tsp. of the oil and salt. Stir in cucumber. Cover and refrigerate until needed. Cut Mediterranean Chickpea Burgers into 1/2-inch pieces. Set aside.
In large nonstick skillet cook onion and garlic in the remaining 1 tsp. oil over medium-high heat about 3 minutes or until tender. Stir in marjoram, rosemary and pepper. Add burger pieces and lemon juice. Cook and gently stir over medium-high for 2 to 4 minutes or until heated through.
Place 1 to 2 tomato slices in each pita pocket, if desired. Spoon burger mixture into pockets. Top with feta cheese. Serve immediately with yogurt mixture as dipping sauce.
Makes 4 sandwiches.
Nutrition per sandwich: 266 calories, 18g protein, 34g carbohydrate, 10g dietary fiber, 10g fat (2g sat. fat), 605mg sodium