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Greek-American Lamb Gyros

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This was amazing. I see no reason for me to ever have to buy gyro ever.
Aaron Smith   •  24 Apr   •  Report
This was amazing I will never pay money for a gyro every again.
Aaron Smith   •  6 Dec   •  Report
Thank you! I've been looking for this recipe and yours sounds so good! Now to find a good pita recipe...
Cathy Harris   •  21 Aug   •  Report
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Ingredients for 2 servings

1 pound ground lamb (or ground 85% lean ground beef)

2 teaspoons kosher salt (or 1 teaspoon table salt)

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

2 tablespoons picked fresh oregano leaves (or 1/2 teaspoon dried)

1/2 onion, cut into 1-inch chunks

1 clove garlic, sliced

3 ounces slab bacon (or about 5 slices sliced bacon), cut into 1-inch pieces

3/4 cup plain, unsweetened yogurt

1/4 cup mayonnaise

1 clove garlic, minced on microplane

2 teaspoons juice from 1 lemon

2 tablespoons chopped parsley or mint

4 pieces soft, hand-pulled-style pita (not pocket pita)

Chopped fresh tomato

Finely sliced onion

Cubed peeled seeded cucumber

hot sauce

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