Grecian Meatloaf Gyros

READY IN: 1hr 50mins
Recipe by Sassy in da South

I really tasty gryo with tzatziki sauce. Cooking/preparation time does not include 2 hours of refrigeration time for meatloaf.

Top Review by cam063

This is an excellent gyro recipe. I put it in the cuisinart to mix it all up, pressed it in a loaf pan and when it was done baking I drained it and put a brick wrapped in foil on top of it while it cooled (idea from Alton Brown). Sliced it and fried it up. They were delicious.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the egg, garlic, oregano, kosher salt and pepper. Crumble lamb and beef over mixture; mix well.
  2. Pat into an ungreased 9-x5x3-inch loaf pan.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 350°F for 60-70 minutes or until no pink remains and a meat thermometer reads 160°F.
  4. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  5. Refrigerate for 1-2 hours.
  6. For sauce, in a small bowl, combine the yogurt, cucumber, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  7. Brush pita breads with 1 tablespoon oil; heat on a lightly greased griddle for 1 minute on each side. Keep warm.
  8. Cut meatloaf into very thin slices. In a large skillet, fry meatloaf in remaining oil in batches until crisp.
  9. On each pita bread, layer tomato, onion and meatloaf slices; top with some tzatziki sauce.
  10. Carefully fold pitas in half.
  11. Serve with remaining sauce.

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