Opa! Indulge in a Delicious Greek Lunch with This Traditional Recipe


Opa! Indulge in a Delicious Greek Lunch with This Traditional Recipe

What ingredients are needed for the traditional Greek lunch recipe featured in the article?

Intro: Greek cuisine is all about fresh, Mediterranean flavors and wholesome ingredients. In this recipe, we’re going to take a trip to Greece and indulge in a delicious Greek lunch! This traditional recipe is a crowd-pleaser and perfect for any occasion. With simple, yet flavorful ingredients, this dish is sure to become a new favorite in your kitchen.



  • 1 lb. ground lamb or beef
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 4 pita breads, warmed
  • 1/2 cup tzatziki sauce
  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/3 cup chopped tomato
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese


  1. In a large bowl, mix together the ground lamb or beef, chopped onion, minced garlic, oregano, cumin, salt, and pepper until well combined.
  2. Divide the mixture into 4 equal portions and shape each portion into an oval-shaped patty.
  3. Heat a large grill pan or skillet over medium-high heat. Add the patties and cook for 3-4 minutes per side, or until cooked through.
  4. While the patties are cooking, warm the pita breads in the oven or microwave.
  5. To assemble the gyros, spread a tablespoon of tzatziki sauce on each pita bread.
  6. Divide the chopped cucumber, chopped tomato, and crumbled feta cheese among the pitas.
  7. Top each pita with a cooked lamb or beef patty and wrap tightly.
  8. Enjoy your delicious Greek lunch!

Outro: With this simple recipe, you can create a mouth-watering Greek lunch that’s perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re hosting a party or just looking to try something new, this traditional dish is sure to impress. So, gather your family and friends and indulge in the flavors of Greece with this tasty recipe! Opa!

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