*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                   Gyros
 
 Recipe By     : L. Darnalinados
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Sandwiches
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      lb            lamb -- sliced THINLY
      1/2  c             olive oil
      1/2  c             lemon juice -- fresh
    3      cloves        garlic -- peeled and chopped
    1      tbsp          thyme -- fresh
    1      tbsp          oregano -- fresh
                         fresh ground pepper
 
 Combine olive oil, lemon juice, garlic cloves, thyme, oregano and pepper in bow
 l. Place lamb strips in the marinade and coat well.  Cover and chill (4 to 6 ho
 urs or overnight)  turning several times.    Meat can be grilled or baked in th
 e oven on a rack (strips can be threaded for skewers).  
 
 To make the gyro, place meat, lettuce, diced or thinly sliced  tomato, thinly s
 liced onion, and crumbled feta cheese in middle of pita bread. Top with tzatzik
 i (yogurt & cucumber sauce) and fold or wrap pita around meat & vegetables.
 
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 NOTES : Lamb meat should be from the leg or shoulder and sliced as thin of stri
 ps as possible. You can also substitute beef for the lamb.