Souvlaki on Pita Bread

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Poppy

When you come to Greece you will find a souvlaki bar at every corner!! Try will not regret it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the lamb cubes in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Combine all the marinade ingredients in the bowl of a food processor fitted with the metal blade, and process to a puree.
  3. Pour the marinade over the lamb.
  4. Toss the meat to coat well with the marinade.
  5. Cover and let marinate for at least 4 hours at room temp or refrigerate overnight.
  6. Prepare the mayonnaise and/or tzatziki, cover and refrigerate.
  7. Toss the onion with the vinegar, cover, and refrigerate.
  8. Wrap the pitas in foil and keep warm in a preheated 350~ oven while you cook the lamb.
  9. Bring the lamb to room temp.
  10. Thread the lamb cubes onto the skewers.
  11. Prepare a medium-hot fire in a grill.
  12. Place the lamb on the grill and cook, turning them frequently, until the lamb is medium rare, about 7 minutes.
  13. Transfer the lamb cubes to a warm platter, and remove the lamb from the skewers.
  14. These can also be broiled.
  15. Set out the pita breads, lamb, the mayonnaise and/or tzatziki, onion, lettuce, and tomatoes at the table for guests to help themselves.
  16. Spread some mayonnaise or tzatziki over a pita.
  17. Distribute a few cubes of lamb on the bread and top with onion, lettuce, and tomatoes.
  18. Sprinkle with a few drops of Tabasco sauce, if desired, roll up the pita, and eat the sandwich out of hand.
  19. If you use store-bought instead of homemade pocketless pita breads, reheat them before serving.
  20. To reheat,wrap them in foil in stacks of 2.
  21. Place the foil-wrapped pita breads in a preheated 400~ oven until they are soft, about 15 minutes.

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