Sharon's Scrumptious Souvlaki

Sharon's Scrumptious Souvlaki

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"This is my family's favorite Greek dish. It can be served with a Greek salad and rice pilaf."

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 814 kcal
  • 41%
  • Fat:
  • 53.2 g
  • 82%
  • Carbs:
  • 46.5g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 31.1 g
  • 62%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 91 mg
  • 30%
  • Sodium:
  • 766 mg
  • 31%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place lamb in a large bowl. Add 1/2 cup olive oil, red wine, 1 teaspoon salt, pepper, oregano, mint and garlic. Stir until lamb is well coated. Cover, and refrigerate 3 hours, or overnight.
  2. Preheat grill, and lightly oil grate. In a small bowl, combine yogurt, cucumber, minced garlic and 2 tablespoons olive oil. Season with dill weed, salt and pepper; set aside.
  3. Thread meat onto skewers. Grill 10 minutes, turning once. Lightly sprinkle pita bread with olive oil, and place on grill until warm, about 1 minute. Serve meat on pita bread along with sliced red onion, sliced tomato and yogurt sauce.
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This is excellent with CHICKEN! YOU MUST ADD 1/2 to 1 CUP OF FRESH SQUEEZED LEMON JUICE TO THE MARINADE!!!Everyone loved this, and I even impressed the inlaws who are Greek! The cucumber sauce...

This was nothing like any lamb I have eaten at any Greek restaurant. I marinated the lamb overnight as stated, and was disappointed with the flavor. I have two tips regarding the cucumber/yogurt...

i made this for dinner tonight and thought it was missing something...then i saw the comment about adding the lemon juice to the marinade and realized that was what was missing! i made it w/chi...