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Inspired by the popular Mediterranean wrap, this homemade lamb gyro recipe is gets its smoky name from the cooking technique and the mix of toasty spices (see: cumin, black pepper).

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Smoky Lamb Gyros

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  • For at least 1 hour before smoke-cooking, soak wood chunks in enough water to cover. Drain before using.

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  • Meanwhile, trim fat from meat. For rub, in a small bowl combine salt, marjoram, thyme, dried onion, cumin, garlic powder, mint, pepper, and allspice. Sprinkle mixture evenly over meat; rub in with your fingers.

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  • Prepare smoker. Add drained wood chunks to smoker. Place meat on top rack of smoker. Cover and smoke at 225°F to 250°F for 3 to 3-1/2 hours or until tender.

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  • Remove meat from smoker. Cover with foil; let stand for 15 minutes. Thinly slice meat. Divide meat, tomato, chopped onion, and feta cheese among flatbreads. Serve with Tzatziki.

Nutrition Facts (Smoky Lamb Gyros)

599 calories; total fat 33g; saturated fat 14g; polyunsaturated fat 3g; monounsaturated fat 13g; cholesterol 120mg; sodium 1161mg; carbohydrates 39g; fiber 2g; sugar 5g; protein 35g; trans fatty acidg.

Tzatziki

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  • In a medium bowl combine yogurt, cucumber, lemon peel, lemon juice, mint, garlic, and salt.

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