Pita pockets, the dependable stuff-it bread for tumbling-ingredient sandwiches, are perfect for holding this joe made with Greece's ubiquitous lamb and trademark Mediterranean herbs.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large skillet cook ground lamb, onion, and garlic over medium heat until meat is brown and onion is tender, using a wooden spoon to break up meat as it cooks. Drain off fat.

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  • In a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker combine meat mixture, beans, tomatoes, wine, bay leaf, oregano, mint, salt, thyme, and marjoram.

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  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 4 hours. Remove and discard bay leaf.

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  • To serve, use a slotted spoon to spoon meat mixture into pita bread halves. If desired, add desired toppers.

Nutrition Facts

307 calories; total fat 15g; saturated fat 6g; polyunsaturated fat 2g; monounsaturated fat 6g; cholesterol 41mg; sodium 448mg; potassium 345mg; carbohydrates 30g; fiber 5g; sugar 4g; protein 15g; trans fatty acidg; vitamin a 97IU; vitamin c 5mg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalents 5mg; vitamin b6mg; folate 52mcg; vitamin b12 1mcg; calcium 50mg; iron 3mg.

Reviews (4)

35 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 20
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 3
Rating: 5 stars
05/30/2014
Very yummy. I will definitely make again.
Rating: Unrated
04/09/2013
May not be precisely the same one (or maybe it is), but a good-looking recipe for same here: http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/greek-sloppy-joe-pitas-217540/
Rating: Unrated
04/09/2013
Yes. I would love to try it if the recipe would appear. We moved to a small town and cannot get the greek food we love as much as we used to!
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Rating: Unrated
04/08/2013
This recipe does not appear but I would love to have it. Please fix this entry. Thank you.