Authentic Greek Gyros

Authentic Greek Gyros

Transport yourself to the vibrant streets of Athens with this Authentic Greek Gyros recipe. As the tantalizing aroma wafts through your kitchen, you’ll feel the Mediterranean breeze and hear the echoes of laughter from a distant taverna. Get ready to embark on a culinary journey that captures the essence of Greece in every savory bite.


  • 1 lb lamb, thinly sliced
  • 1 large red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 pita bread rounds
  • Tzatziki sauce for serving


  1. Marinate the lamb slices in garlic, oregano, cumin, salt, and pepper for at least 2 hours.
  2. Thread the marinated lamb onto skewers and grill until golden brown and cooked through.
  3. Warm the pita bread on the grill or in a pan.
  4. Assemble gyros by placing grilled lamb, chopped red onion, and a generous dollop of tzatziki sauce on each pita round.
  5. Wrap and serve immediately, savoring the rich flavors of Greece.

Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cook Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 2 hours 35 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Indulge in the authentic taste of Greece with these mouthwatering gyros. The combination of tender lamb, fragrant spices, and cool tzatziki creates a symphony of flavors that will transport you straight to the Mediterranean.

Nutritional Information: Calories per serving – 450kcal, Protein – 28g, Carbohydrates – 30g, Fat – 22g

Conclude your culinary adventure with a satisfied sigh, knowing that you’ve just recreated a slice of Greece in your own kitchen. Share this recipe with friends and family, and let the flavors of Authentic Greek Gyros become a staple in your home, bringing joy and delicious memories to every meal.

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