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Jul 24, 2017 OHIOHEALTH
Recipe: Vegetarian Gyros

Looking for a quick, meat-free meal with a Mediterranean kick? Check out our recipe for Vegetarian Gyros!

Ingredients

  • 2 (6in) whole wheat pita bread
  • 1/2 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh mint
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/3 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/4 cup onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp dried marjoram
  • 1/2 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 4 to 8 thin slices tomato
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese
  • 4 Morningstar Farms® Mediterranean Chickpea Burgers, thawed

Preparation

  1. Open each pita pocket in half and set aside. In a small bowl stir together yogurt, mint, 1 tsp of the oil. Stir in cucumber. Cover and refrigerate until needed.
  2. Cut burgers into ½-inch pieces. Set aside.
  3. In a large, nonstick skillet cook onion and garlic in the remaining 1 tsp oil over medium-high heat about 3 minutes or until tender. Stir in marjoram, rosemary and pepper.
  4. Add burger pieces and lemon juice. Cook and gently stir over medium-high heat for 2 to 4 minutes or until heated through.
  5. Place 2 tomato slices in each pita pocket. Spoon burger mixture into pockets.
  6. Top with feta cheese. Serve with yogurt mixture as dipping sauce.

Makes 4 Servings