Veggie Gyro
Recipe from Family Circle

Here's a quick and easy vegetarian version of the popular Greek sandwich. Slices of lettuce, onion, tomato and cheese are flavored with the traditional flavors of cucumber, garlic, and dill.



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Ingredients
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    1  6  ounce container 
    plain, low-fat yogurt, liquid drained (if any)
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    1/2  
    cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
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    1   clove 
    garlic, finely chopped
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    1   tablespoon 
    lemon juice
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    1   tablespoon 
    fresh dill, chopped
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     Pinch 
    salt and pepper
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    4   
    whole-wheat pitas
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    1/2  head 
    iceberg lettuce, sliced
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    1/2  small 
    red onion, peeled and thinly sliced
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    2   large 
    plum tomatoes (about 1/2 pound), sliced
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    1  8  ounce package 
    garlic-and-herb flavored feta cheese, crumbled

Directions
To make sauce:

1.
Stir together yogurt, cucumber, garlic, lemon juice, dill, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Cover and chill 30 minutes.
Assemble gyros:

1.
Wrap pitas in damp paper towel and microwave for 20 seconds. Place puffed-side down on plates. Down the middle of each, evenly layer lettuce, sauce, onion, tomato slices and feta. Fold up both sides like a taco.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 393, Fat, total (g) 17, chol. (mg) 43, sat. fat (g) 10, carb. (g) 46, fiber (g) 7, pro. (g) 21, sodium (mg) 1111, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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