Veggie Gyro

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.

Veggie Gyro
Servings: 4 Prep 15 mins Chill 30 mins Microwave 20 seconds


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

Make It

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:

2. 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 Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount 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.