The ingredients for a gyro meat recipe include ground lamb, spices and tzatziki sauce. Another recipe combines ground beef and ground lamb with onion, garlic, oregano, thyme and cumin.Continue Reading
To make gyro meat, blend 1 medium onion in a food processor, squeeze out the juice, and then return it to the food processor with 2 pounds of ground lamb. Add 1 tablespoon each of minced garlic and dried marjoram, 1 tablespoon of dried rosemary, 2 teaspoons of salt, and 1/2 teaspoon of pepper to the lamb and onion mixture, and blend everything well. Form the meat into a loaf, and bake it at 325 degrees Fahrenheit for 60 to 75 minutes.
Another recipe calls for blending together 2 pounds of ground beef, 2 pounds of ground lamb, 1 onion and 2 tablespoons of minced garlic. Season the mixture with 1 tablespoon of dried oregano, 1 tablespoon of dried thyme, 2 1/2 teaspoons of ground cumin, 1 teaspoon of dried rosemary, and 2 teaspoons each of salt and pepper.
Serve the gyros on pita bread with a tzatziki sauce made from 16 ounces of plain yogurt and 1 seeded and minced cucumber mixed with 4 minced garlic cloves, 6 mint leaves, 1 pinch of salt, 1 tablespoon of olive oil and 2 teaspoons of red wine vinegar.Learn more about Meat