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Turkey Apple Gyro Recipe

Ingredients
1 medium Golden Delicious apple, cored and thinly sliced
2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 cup thinly sliced onion
1 medium red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
1 medium green bell pepper, cut into thin strips
1 tsp olive oil
8 oz cooked turkey breast meat, cut into thin strips
6 whole-wheat pita bread rounds, lightly toasted
1/2 cup Tzatziki Sauce (recipe follows)

optional additions:
2 T. minced onion
2 T. mashed chick peas

Tzatziki Sauce:
16 ounces plain yogurt
1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded, and finely chopped
Pinch kosher salt
3 - 4 cloves garlic, finely minced
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 teaspoons red wine vinegar or lemon juice
5 to 6 mint leaves, finely minced or dill

Place the yogurt in some cheese cloth, gather up the edges, suspend over a bowl, and drain for 2 hours in the refrigerator.
Place the chopped cucumber in a tea towel and squeeze to remove the liquid; discard liquid. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the drained yogurt, cucumber, salt, garlic, olive oil, vinegar, and mint. Keeps in fridge for a week.

Directions
1. Toss apple with lemon juice; set aside.
2. In a large nonstick skillet, saute onion and peppers in hot oil, stirring frequently until crisp-tender. Add turkey to skillet, and stir until heated through. Stir in apple mixture.
3. Lay wraps flat and fill with turkey mixture. Spoon on yogurt mixture and roll up. 

 

Nutritional Information:

Servings Per Recipe: 4

Calories: 223.8

Total Fat: 5.2 g

Cholesterol: 26.2 mg

Sodium: 723.1 mg

Total Carbs: 26.3 g

Dietary Fiber: 9.9 g

Protein: 17.8 g

 

Recipe Source: recipes.sparkpeople.com