Slow Cooker Greek Gyros

Slow Cooker Greek Gyros

From The Hamilton Beach Test Kitchen

Added by Pat

Ingredients

Cucumber Yogurt Sauce

  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 small cucumber, peeled and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh mint
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper

Meat Ingredients

  • 5 lbs. lamb, shoulder chops or cuts from the leg
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice                   
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced          
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt                            
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

               
Other Ingredients

  • Pita bread
  • Chopped onion
  • Sliced tomatoes

Directions

  1. Stir yogurt, cucumber, mint, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  2. Combine lemon juice, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper. Layer lamb and lemon juice mixture.
  3. Cover and cook on HIGH 3 to 4 hours or LOW 6 to 7 hours until lamb is tender. Remove lamb; discard fat and bone. Thinly slice lamb.
  4. Serve on warmed pita bread topped with onion, tomatoes and cucumber yogurt sauce.


Serves: 10-12   

TEST KITCHEN TIP: Try using jarred garlic (available in your supermarket) if you’d rather not chop fresh garlic.  If you don’t like lamb, substitute pork or beef instead.




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