Greek Lamb Pita with Tzatziki Sauce

Greek Lamb Pita with Tzatziki Sauce

Serve tzatziki sauce, made with Greek yogurt, with this pita or as a dip or spread with crackers.

20 min. prep time
4 servings
141 Rating


Tzatziki Sauce

6 ounces plain Greek yogurt
1/2 cup cucumber, finely chopped
2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh dill
1 teaspoon red wine vinegar


1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 pound boneless lamb, cut into 1/4-inch thick strips*
1 tablespoon freshly grated lemon zest
4 (6-inch round) flatbreads, warmed


1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
1 small (1/2 cup) cucumber, finely chopped
1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese


Combine all tzatziki sauce ingredients in bowl until well mixed. Set aside.

Melt Sauté Express® squares in 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-low heat just until bubbles begin to form. Add oregano, salt and pepper; stir until well mixed.

Add lamb; cook 8-10 minutes or until lamb reaches at least 145ºF or desired doneness.  Remove skillet from heat. Stir in lemon zest until lamb is evenly coated.

Spread tzatziki sauce evenly onto 1 side of each flatbread.

Spread tzatziki sauce evenly onto 1 side of each flat bread. Top each with lamb; garnish with tomato and feta cheese. Fold flat bread over filling.


*Substitute beef sirloin or top round steak.

Recipe Tip

Wrap flatbread in aluminum foil. Heat foil packet in warm oven while cooking lamb.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 600

Fat: 32g

Cholesterol: 105mg

Sodium: 1180mg

Carbohydrates: 44g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 33g

Recipe #15899B©2015Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

We love gyros, and I was looking for a less expensive alternative to our local Greek restaurant. I found this recipe to be so easy, and my family loved it! These gyros will be a regular part of our menu. I used steak, and the tenderness and flavor were perfect. OPA!

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