Gyros Burgers

Gyros Burgers


"This is a Greek/American lamb and beef mixture version of the traditional Greek pork or lamb Gyros (or Gyro). Serve on warm pita bread with tzatziki sauce, and thinly sliced onion, tomato and lettuce."


25 m servings 338 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 338 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 25.4 g
  • 39%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 20.3 g
  • 41%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 84 mg
  • 28%
  • Sodium:
  • 408 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat, and lightly oil grate.
  2. In large bowl, combine ground beef, ground lamb, onion, garlic and bread crumbs. Season with savory, allspice, coriander, salt, pepper and cumin. Knead until mixture is stiff. Shape into 4 very thin patties (1/8 inch to 1/4 inch thick).
  3. Cook patties for 5 to 7 minutes on each side, or until cooked through.
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  1. 263 Ratings


Pretty goo! I made a "gyros" sauce to go with it, too -- if you really like the "gyros thing" -- I suggest making this to go with it: Mix some plain yougart, light sour cream, fresh mint, garlic...

Very, very good. The spice combination is spectacular. I put the mixture into my food processor to get a firmer texture. I then shaped into a very thin loaf and broiled in the oven. Slice ver...

It was really good. I have never been able to get that same taste like they have a those Gyros stands or greek restaurants till now. thanks

these were very good. I used 1.30 # ground sirloin only. Did not have the savory. Added 1/2 tsp. dried oregano as other reviewers suggested (thank you) and fresh chopped parsley to the mix. ...

What sort of Greek restaurants are people eating at if they think this is even remotely authentic OR taste like gyros. I've NEVER had problems with 5-star recipes. If our family disagrees abou...

Very, very good. Meat tasted just like traditional gyro meat, it just didn't look like it. Will definitely make again. Made this with the Tzatziki Sauce I recipe (plus cucumber).

added some feta

Pretty good. I couldn't find savory anywhere though. I grilled the patties on my foreman grill and i cut them in 4-5 slices each before putting them in the pita bread. (I used the tzatziki I sau...

Outstanding! I pretty much followed the recipe, except I used all beef and pressed some onion into the meat mixture. I also cut the patties as suggested by a previous reviewer, and served on fla...