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After experimenting a bit with this recipe, I have found that using half ground chuck, half ground lamb, mixing up the meat with the seasonings and letting it sit in the fridge over night, works the best. For the tzatziki sauce, I buy it at Trader Joe's. Thanks, Cyrene.

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Phat & Sassy September 29, 2010

This was great -- totally satisfied my gyro craving!

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JenniferB_RN September 27, 2010

My family loved this, they already asked me to make more to keep on hand(hoping it freezes easily, I will update that later).We also made the Greek pita bread ourselves so I thought it really compared to take out with a far greater savings. I thought the sauce really made the dish. Thanks for sharing.

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jln's mom September 23, 2010

Devoured! We made Greek pita bread (#203824) instead of store-bought pitas ... truly, truly enjoyed this meal! Meat and pitas can be made ahead of time and frozen for a super fast meal. This will be a regular on our menu.

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Pinay0618 September 10, 2010

Great for a low fat version! I also doubled the spices and used ground turkey instead of hamburger and Fat Free Sour Cream instead of yogurt (that's what I had on hand). I also added 1/4 tsp of dried dill to the gyro sauce. I will definitely be making this again instead of giving in to the high fat of lamb gyros. Thanks, Cyrene, for a great alternative.

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Claudia Dawn September 05, 2010

This was awesome. I followed this recipe exactly as written except I had to use Italian Seasoning since I didn't have Oregano. It was delicious! I used ground pork since my grocery store was practically giving it away, and it was easy to cut. This will be made many more times!

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broke student August 12, 2010

Really good. Used extra garlic. Skipped the sugar. I used ground turkey. My entire family loved it. Thanks.

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aronsinvest August 01, 2010

The first time I made this, I thought that the spices with the meat would be too strong for my liking. I was wrong. It was good, but I could tell that the recipe could use the extra spice. Made it for the second time tonight as written in the recipe. OUTSTANDING!!!

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snowglobe July 08, 2010

that was ok

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bobybaloony July 05, 2010

I love this recipe. I know it may sound weird, but we like Ken's Creamy Cesar dressing on the Gyros. I found that using a serrated knife keeps the meat from falling apart. (I carefully cut--similar to cutting bread.) I also make Olga Bread like others have suggested.

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Tigger Tots June 20, 2010
Ground Beef Gyros