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Greek Style Gyros

Create this tasty and fresh take on Greek street food in just 25 minutes. Great as a light mid-week meal for the family, or as a quick BBQ dish on the weekend.
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  • serves

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  • 500 g lean lamb or beef mince
  • ½ red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Continental Superb Stock Beef Stock Pot
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • grated rind of 1 lemon
  • 16 wooden or metal skewers
  • 8 wholemeal pita breads
  • ¼ cup tzatziki
  • 2 Lebanese cucumbers, sliced
  • 2 large tomatoes, chopped

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Amount per serving

Energy (kcal)

659kcal

Energy (kJ)

2756kJ

Protein (g)

40.2g

Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g)

75.4g

Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g)

64.4g

Sugar (g)

5.9g

Fibre (g)

11.0g

Fat (g)

24.0g

Saturated fat (g)

8.5g

Unsaturated fat (g)

11.6g

Monounsaturated fat (g)

9.2g

Polyunsaturated fat (g)

2.2g

Trans fat (g)

1.2g

Cholesterol (mg)

140mg

Sodium (mg)

1223mg

Salt (g)

3.06g

Vitamin A (IU)

956IU

Vitamin C (mg)

21.8mg

Calcium (mg)

93mg

Iron (mg)

7.47mg

Total

2636kcal

11022kJ

160.9g

301.5g

257.6g

23.6g

43.9g

96.1g

34.0g

46.3g

36.9g

8.8g

4.7g

559mg

4893mg

12.24g

3825IU

87.2mg

373mg

29.87mg


  • 1 In a large bowl combine mince, onion, Stock Pot, egg, parsley, cumin and lemon rind. Mix well and form the meat around 16 skewers.
  • 2 Preheat barbecue or grill pan and cook skewers for 10-15 minutes until browned and cooked through.
  • 3 Serve skewers with warm pita bread drizzled with tzatziki and a salad of sliced cucumber and tomatoes