Mini Pita Pockets with Tzatziki Sauce


Tzatziki is a Greek yogurt sauce that pairs up perfectly with lamb and pita bread. This recipe provides an easy way to enjoy these flavors together.

preparation

preparation Time
0 mins

cook Time
0 mins

servings
30

calories
175 per serving

ingredients

  • 3 pounds boneless leg of lamb
  • 1 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1-1/4 cup Greek yogurt, (can substitute plain yogurt; strain for 30 minutes)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoons lemon juice

directions

Prepare the Lamb

Trim lamb of excess fat and silver skin. Cut into 1/2-inch cubes. Transfer to a bowl, add salt and mix. Add olive oil and toss to coat.

Make Sauce

In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients and mix well. Let sauce sit for 10 minutes to blend flavors. Transfer to a small serving bowl and garnish with dill sprig.

Pita

Cut pita rounds in half. Wrap in foil and warm in the oven for 10 minutes at 300 degrees.

Grill Lamb

Heat a stovetop ridged grill pan over medium heat. Once hot, spray or brush grill with canola oil. Grill lamb cubes on both sides until cooked through, about 2 minutes per side. Transfer to a sheet pan and cover with foil to keep warm. (Optional: Broil for 5 minutes all at once in the oven.)

Assemble

Put 1 piece of meat in each pita pocket. (Optional: Close pocket with a toothpick.) Transfer to a platter and serve immediately with the tzatziki sauce, topped with dill sprig garnish.

recipe by

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