If you’re looking for something different to serve for dinner tonight, then lamb pitas with yogurt sauce might be just the dish for you. Not only is this recipe incredibly delicious, but it’s also quite simple to prepare. With just a handful of fresh ingredients, you can create a mouthwatering meal that’s perfect for serving at a dinner party or for a relaxing night at home. In this blog post, we’ll take you through the steps of making this dish from start to finish, so be sure to read on to learn how to make your own lamb pitas with yogurt sauce.
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 pounds lamb stew meat (3/4-inch pieces)
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1/3 cup tomato paste
- 1/2 cup dry red wine
- 1-1/4 teaspoons salt, divided
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
- 1 medium cucumber
- 1 cup plain yogurt
- 16 pita pocket halves, warmed
- 4 plum tomatoes, sliced
- In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; brown lamb in batches. Transfer lamb to a 3- or 4-qt. slow cooker, reserving drippings in skillet.
- In drippings, cook and stir onion over medium heat until tender, 4-6 minutes. Add garlic and tomato paste; cook and stir 2 minutes. Stir in wine, 1 teaspoon salt, oregano and basil. Add to lamb. Cook, covered, on low until lamb is tender, 6-8 hours.
- To serve, dice enough cucumber to measure 1 cup; thinly slice remaining cucumber. Combine diced cucumber with yogurt and remaining 1/4 tsp. salt. Fill pita halves with lamb mixture, tomatoes, sliced cucumbers and yogurt mixture.
Lamb pitas with yogurt sauce is a delicious and easy recipe that you can make in no time. Whether you’re serving it for dinner or as a lunchtime snack, this recipe is sure to be a crowd favorite. Don’t be afraid to experiment with different ingredients and flavors to make it your own. So go ahead, whip up a batch of lamb pitas with yogurt sauce tonight and let your taste buds do the talking!
- 2 filled pita halves: 383 calories
- 11g fat (3g saturated fat)
- 78mg cholesterol
- 766mg sodium
- 39g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber)
- 31g protein. Diabetic exchanges: 3 lean meat
- 2-1/2 starch
- 1 fat