Garlic & Parsley Turkey Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce

15 m
Prep Time
35 m
Cook Time
16
Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 pound (500 g) ground turkey
  • 5 tsps (20 ml) Gourmet Garden™ Lightly Dried Organic Parsley
  • 3 1/2 tsps (17 ml) Gourmet Garden™ Chunky Garlic Stir-In Paste, d
  • 2 tbsps (30 ml) finely chopped red onion
  • 1 whole pita bread toasted, then crushed to fine crumbs
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) thyme leaves
  • 1/4 tsp (1 ml) ground black pepper
  • 1 1/4 tsps (6 ml) salt divided
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) grated cucumber drained well
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) lemon juice
  • Pita bread for serving
  • Sliced tomatoes
  • Sliced red onion
  • Sliced cucumbers

NUTRITION INFORMATION

(per Serving)

This recipe has no significant nutritional value.

Preparation

  • 1 Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). In a large bowl, mix ground turkey, 4 teaspoons of the Lightly Dried Parsley, 3 teaspoons (15ml) of the Garlic Paste, red onion, pita crumbs, cumin, thyme, black pepper and 1 teaspoon of the salt. Shape meat mixture into loaf about 2-inches (5cm) high on rimmed baking sheet. Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).
  • 2 Meanwhile, whisk Greek yogurt, grated cucumber, lemon juice, remaining 1 teaspoon (5ml) Parsley, 1/2 teaspoon (2ml) Garlic Paste and 1/4 teaspoon (1ml) salt in a small bowl until well blended. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • 3 Thinly slice turkey. Serve in pitas topped with tzatziki sauce. Garnish with sliced tomato, red onion and cucumbers.

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