A light, flavourful, authentic wrap, this is a great substitute when you can’t get out for your favourite gyros. Using traditional Greek ingredients and sauces, this simple recipe is a great lunch or weeknight meal for a family. Best made with Ontario chicken.
2 cups (500 mL) chopped lettuce (romaine or iceberg)
1 cup (250 mL) grated cucumber
1/4 cup (50 mL) thinly sliced red onion
2 tbsp (30 mL) tzatziki
2 tbsp (30 mL) fresh chopped parsley
1 cup (250 mL) chopped tomatoes
2 cups (500 mL) Authentic Greek Chicken Gyro*
4 warm pitas
In bowl, combine lettuce, cucumber and red onion. Spoon in tzatziki and gently toss. Sprinkle with parsley. Set aside.
Shred chicken. Divide over 4 warm pitas. Top with lettuce mixture and tomatoes. Roll up and serve.
Beer Pairing Suggestions: An Ontario Golden Lager such as: Nickel Brook Pilsner, Cameron’s Lager, Niagara’s Best Lager; Beau’s All Natural Lug Tread Ale pairs well with this recipe.
Makes 4 servings
*Note: This can be found pre-seasoned and sliced in the deli section of some butchers. If you cannot find it, substitute meat from a rotisserie chicken from your local grocery store or any leftover cooked chicken.
Per Serving: about 350 calories, 24 g pro, 10 g total fat (3.5 g sat fat), 39 g carbohydrate, 3 g fibre, 80mg cholesterol, 730 mg sodium. %RDI: iron 15%, calcium 8%, vitamin A 35%, vitamin C 30%.