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Skip the takeout and make these easy, healthy gyros at home. Lean chicken breast is flavored with classic gyro seasonings and tucked into a whole-wheat pita with veggies and a cool tzatziki sauce. Look for tzatziki--Greek cucumber-yogurt sauce--near other prepared refrigerated dips like hummus and salsa.

Carolyn Casner
Source: EatingWell.com, July 2017

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Recipe Summary

active:
35 mins
total:
55 mins
Servings:
4
Nutrition Profile:
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine lemon juice, oil, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper in an 8-inch glass baking dish. Add chicken and toss to coat. Marinate in the refrigerator, stirring once, for at least 20 minutes and up to 2 hours.

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  • Position rack in upper third of oven; preheat broiler to high.

  • Transfer the chicken to a rimmed baking sheet. Broil on the upper rack until no longer pink in the middle, 5 to 7 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, combine lettuce, tomato and onion in a medium bowl.

  • To serve, spread 1 tablespoon tzatziki on each warmed pita and top with the chicken and the salad.

Tips

To make ahead: Marinate chicken (Step 1) for up to 2 hours.

Nutrition Facts

396 calories; protein 32.8g; carbohydrates 39.7g; dietary fiber 4.8g; sugars 4g; fat 12.4g; saturated fat 2.2g; cholesterol 85.3mg; vitamin a iu 1327.8IU; vitamin c 11.9mg; folate 58mcg; calcium 47.2mg; iron 2.8mg; magnesium 82.8mg; potassium 628.5mg; sodium 549.5mg; thiamin 0.3mg.
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Rating: 5 stars
02/23/2021
I did two small changes: 1) It needs juice from 2 to 3 lemons, 2) it takes more cooking time, about double. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
11/14/2017
The marinade for the chicken provides so much flavor! I opted to just buy a store brand tzatziki instead of making it. Made a great meal prep entree. Read More