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Kebab Meatballs Served Gyro-Style
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 25 min
  • total: 55 min
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  • Summary

    Kebab Meatballs Served Gyro-Style is a delicious fusion of the flavors in classic Middle Eastern kebabs and Greek gyros.

    Ingredients

    • 1 lb (450 g) ground lamb or beef
    • ½ bunch fresh parsley, minced
    • ½ medium onion, very finely diced
    • 2 large cloves garlic, crushed or grated on a microplane
    • 1 teaspoon dried crushed oregano
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
    • ½ teaspoon ground sweet paprika
    • ½ teaspoon salt
    • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
    • ? teaspoon ground cayenne (more or less to taste)
    • 1 pinch ground allspice
    • 1 cup Greek yogurt (or regular yogurt, but it will be more watery)
    • 1 (3-inch) piece of seedless cucumber, washed, dried, and grated on a box grater
    • 1 large clove garlic, grated
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • ½ tablespoon fresh lemon juice
    • ¼ teaspoon salt
    • ¼ teaspoon dried crushed dill and/or dried crushed mint
    • Pita, or any kind of flatbread you like (I used pocketless pitas)
    • Sliced onions
    • Sliced tomatoes
    • Crumbled feta

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 472 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 35 g 54.49%
    • Saturated Fat: 15 g 77.06%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 99 mg 33.06%
    • Sodium: 705 mg 29.39%
    • Calcium: 161 mg 16.06%
    • Potassium: 401 mg 11.46%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 14.53%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 15 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 2.79%
    • Sugar: 9 g
    • Protein: 23 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 8.1%
    • Vitamin C 3.6%
    • Vitamin D 0.57%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat6
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat3
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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