Bring the flavors of the Mediterranean and those iconic Greek sandwiches home to your kitchen. These homemade beef and lamb gyros are teaming with flavor; garlic, onions, and herbs. Extra virgin olive oil adds an impressive unctuous quality to the tzatziki, a tasty yogurt and cucumber condiment.
Gyro meat is very similar to a meatloaf, just compressed and more finely blended. Ground beef and lamb are further blended, along with oodles of garlic, into a much finer ground, almost paste-like. That mixture is then baked and compressed while resting to create that tell-tale texture, look, and consistency. The meat is then stuffed inside a toasted pita along with Greek-salad veggies, feta cheese crumbles, and the homemade olive oil tzatziki sauce.