Gyro Meat

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I got this recipe from the newspaper years ago, and make it frequently. I serve it with my cucumber yogurt sauce, which I'm also posting. Be warned- It is very garlicky. Also, use less pepper if you're using all beef instead of lamb.

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  • add   2 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • add   1 lb lean ground lamb (I frequently grind the lamb in my food processor or meat grinder and sometimes add beef)
  • add   1 teaspoon salt
  • add   1 teaspoon onion powder
  • add   3/4 teaspoon pepper
  • add   1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano (crushed)


  1. Combine ingredients in a bowl, and shape into 1/2 inch thick patties.
  2. Broil 8-10 minutes until no longer pink.
  3. Slice thinly and serve with pita bread, sliced tomatoes, thinly sliced onion, cucumber yogurt sauce.