Greek Turkey Meatball Gyros

Filled with authentic Greek seasonings, these turkey meatballs are perfect in a warm pita with fresh veggies and – everyones favorite – tzatziki sauce!

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Turkey Meatball Gyros

Recipe: Greek Turkey Meatball Gyros

Turkey Meatball Gyros

Ingredients

For The Turkey Meatballs:

1 lb. ground turkey
1/4 cup finely diced red onion
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon oregano
1 cup chopped fresh spinach
salt & pepper to season
2 tablespoons olive oil

For The Tzatziki Sauce:

1/2 cup plain greek yogurt
1/4 cup grated cucumber
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon dry dill
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
salt to taste
1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
1 cup diced tomato
1 cup diced cucumber
4 whole wheat flatbreads

Details

Time:
30 minutes

Serves:
4

Rating:


Directions

  1. To a large bowl add, ground turkey, diced red onion, minced garlic, oregano, fresh spinach, salt, and pepper. Using your hands mix all the ingredients together until meat forms a ball and sticks together.
  2. Then using your hands, form meat mixture into 1″ balls.
  3. Heat a large skillet to medium high heat. Add olive oil to the pan, and then add the meatballs. Cook each side for 3-4 minutes until they are browned on all sides.
  4. Remove from the pan and let rest.
  5. In the meantime, to a small bowl add greek yogurt, grated cucumber, lemon juice, dill, garlic powder, and salt to taste. Mix together until everything is combined.
  6. Assemble the gyros: to a warm flatbread add 3 meatballs, sliced red onion, tomato, and cucumber. Top with Tzatziki or other sauce and crumbled feta.