Easy Chicken Gyros & Tzatziki Sauce

Easy Chicken Gyros & Tzatziki Sauce

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5 min 15 min 20 min 4
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Ingredients


1/2 tsp Black pepper (for sauce)
4 breast Chicken breast, boneless, skinless (pounded into 1/2 inch thickness)
1/2 small Cucumber, peeled (diced, for sauce)
1/2 cup Dill, fresh (chopped, for sauce)
1/2 cup, crumbled Feta cheese (optional)
4 tsp Garlic (minced, for sauce)
2 cup Greek yogurt, plain, 2% M.F. (for sauce)
1 tbsp Italian herb seasoning, McCormick
1 1/2 tbsp Lemon juice (for sauce)
2 cup Lettuce, romaine
4 medium pita Pita bread, whole-wheat
1 medium pepper(s) Red bell pepper (thinly sliced)
1/2 medium Red onion (thinly sliced)
1/2 tsp Salt (for sauce)

Instructions


Puree all sauce ingredients in a blender or food processor (see note below recipe first!). Cover and chill until ready to serve. (If you have time, make this a few hours in advance or the night before so that the flavors can marinate).

Season chicken breasts with mediterranean seasoning. Cook in a large skillet or pan over medium heat 5-6 minutes on each side until cooked through. Cut into strips.

Lay pitas on a clean surface. Add lettuce (if desired, chicken, red pepper strips, and onions. Top with tzatziki sauce and feta (if desired). Fold pita over like a sandwich, or roll it into a “tunnel shape”.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 545
Calories from fat 107
Calories from saturated fat 49
Total Fat 11.9 g
Saturated Fat 5.4 g
Trans Fat 0.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.8 g
Cholesterol 157 mg
Sodium 1130 mg
Potassium 1071 mg
Total Carbohydrate 38 g
Dietary Fiber 6.1 g
Sugars 7.8 g
Protein 72 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 1.3
Meat 2.6
Milk Alternative 1.1
Vegetables 1.4

Energy sources


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