Lamb and pork gyros with tzatziki

The chili lends this dish a subtle touch of spice that complements the mild creaminess of the tzatziki.


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 30 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 314 / Protein 30g / Carbohydr. 8g / Fat 17g

Ingredients (6 servings)

300 gpork shoulder
300 gleg of lamb
2red onions
2 clovesgarlic (divided)
1red bell pepper
20 gparsley
10 gdill
250 gGreek yogurt
1 tbspolive oil
vegetable oil for frying
paprika powder
oregano for garnishing


wooden spatula, large frying pan, box grater, cutting board, knife, large mixing bowl

Wine Tip

Cucumber juice
Freshly pressed cucumber juice, with a bit of yogurt and salt, offsets the heartiness of the meat and the spice of the chili.

Step 1

Lamb and pork gyros with tzatziki

Cut meat into thin strips and onions into fine rings. Finely dice garlic and chili. Cut bell pepper into strips. Roughly chop parsley and dill. Coarsely grate cucumber using large holes of a box grater.

box grater, cutting board, knife

300 g pork shoulder / 300 g leg of lamb / 2 red onions / 2 cloves garlic / 1 chili / 1 red bell pepper / 20 g parsley / 10 g dill / 0.5 cucumber

Step 2

Lamb and pork gyros with tzatziki

In a large mixing bowl, combine yogurt, cucumber, dill, half of the garlic, and olive oil. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

large mixing bowl

250 g Greek yogurt / 1 clove garlic / 1 tbsp olive oil / salt / pepper

Step 3

Lamb and pork gyros with tzatziki

In a large frying pan, sauté meat in some vegetable oil over medium heat for approximately 3 – 4 min. Then, add chili and rest of the garlic and continue to cook for another 1 – 2 min. Finally, add onion and bell pepper, stir well to combine, and cook for another 2 – 3 min. Remove from heat and season to taste with salt, pepper, and paprika powder. Garnish with oregano and serve with tzatziki on the side. Enjoy!

wooden spatula, large frying pan

1 clove garlic / vegetable oil for frying / salt / pepper / paprika powder / oregano for garnishing