5 from 6 votes
Keto Greek Gyro Salad
Quick Greek Gryos Salad
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

This 30 minute Greek Gyros Salad has all the flavor of a gyros sandwich but without the carbs! 

Course: Salad
Cuisine: Greek
Author: Cynthia
Ingredients
  • For the ground meat:
  • 24 ounces ground turkey, beef or lamb
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 3/4 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes, optional
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • For the dressing
  • 1 lemon, juiced, about 1/4 cup
  • 1/2-3/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • salt and pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. In a large saute pan or skillet, heat 2 Tablespoons olive oil over a medium heat. Add chopped onion, ground meat, garlic, oregano, thyme, smoked paprika, salt and pepper (and red pepper flakes if desired). Stir, breaking up meat and cook until meat is cooked through and brown. Stir occasionally, about 7-10 minutes. Check seasoning. 

  2. While meat is cooking, prepare Greek salad, tzatziki and salad dressing. 

For salad dressing, whisk juice of one lemon, 1/2 to 3/4 cup of olive oil, 2 cloves crushed garlic and salt and pepper in a small bowl or jar. Check seasoning.