Turkey Meatball Gyros
Makes 4 servings
1⁄2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1⁄2 teaspoon salt
1⁄4 teaspoon pepper
1 pound lean ground turkey
3⁄4 cup (6 ounces) reduced-fat plain yogurt
1⁄2 cup finely chopped peeled cucumber
2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
11⁄2 teaspoons lemon juice
8 whole wheat pita pocket halves
2 cups shredded lettuce
1 cup chopped tomatoes
In a large bowl, combine the bread crumbs, egg and seasonings. Crumble turkey over mixture and mix well. Shape into 16 balls.
Place meatballs on a rack coated with cooking spray in a shallow baking pan. Bake uncovered at 400 F for 15 to 20 minutes, or until no longer pink.
Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the yogurt, cucumber, onions, and lemon juice. Line pitas with lettuce and tomatoes; add the meatballs and drizzle with the yogurt sauce.