- 3 large sweet potatoes, scrubbed and sliced in 1/8” slices
- 1tablespoon grape seed or olive oil
- 1/4teaspoon each sea salt and ground black pepper
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1/4cup low fat plain yogurt, divided
- 1/4cup dry bread crumbs
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1/4teaspoon ground cumin
- 1pound lean ground beef
- 4 whole wheat pita rounds or naan bread
- 1 cucumber, thinly sliced
- 1 medium tomato, chopped
Here is the recipe for Tzatziki:
Tzatziki Sauce (Greek cucumber yogurt sauce)
1 cup plain yogurt(do not use reduced or fat free yogurt)
1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and shredded
1 tablespoon olive oil
1-2 tablespoon fresh squeezed lemon juice
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
1-2 cloves garlic, minced (add 2 if you like it garlicky)
Place the yogurt in a bowl. Place the shredded cucumber in a strainer, salt, and let drain for minimally 15 minutes. Squeeze any excess water from the cucumber and add the cucumber to the yogurt. Add in the remaining ingredients, combining them well. Tzatziki is best served chilled (place in refrigerator for a least an hour).
Baked sweet potato chips are very easy to make and are undoubtedly, a much healthier version that the highly processed versions we find in the grocery store. You can also make them as steak fries, by slicing them into wedges and cooking them the same way.
Gyros usually have a mixture of beef and lamb. For simplicity, I usually just use ground beef, but try a mix of ground lamb and ground beef; it’s really good!