Slow Cooker Greek Lamb Pitas

2014-10-13
slow cooker greek lamb pitas
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 4:00 h
  • Ready In : 4:10 h

Slow cooker Greek lamb pitas. Lamb meatballs cooked in slow cooker and served with delicious cucumber-yogurt sauce.You can use this recipes as a main dish or appetizer.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound (480 g) ground lamb
  • 3/4 cup (180 g) fresh bread crumbs
  • 1 large egg,lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup (60 g) finely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried mint leaves
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup (180 ml) chicken broth
  • 2 pita breads,cut into halves
  • cucumber-yogurt sauce (recipe follows)
  • 4 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
  • For Cucumber-Yogurt sauce: 1/4 cup (60 g) reduced-fat yogurt
  • 1/4 cup (60 g) finely chopped seeded cucumber
  • 1 teaspoon dried mint leaves

Method

Step 1

In a mixing bowl,combine ground lamb,bread crumbs,egg,onion,oregano,mint and seasoning. Stir well and shape into 16 meatballs.

Step 2

Place in slow cooker,pour over chicken broth. Cover slow cooker and cook on low-heat setting for 4 hours.

Step 3

Drain cooked lamb meatballs and discard juices. Spoon 4 meatballs into each pita half. Top lamb meatballs in pita with 2 tablespoons cucumber-yogurt sauce and 1 tablespoon crumbled feta cheese

Step 4

Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce: In a mixing bowl,combine all ingredients. Mix well. Makes 1/2 cup (125 g)

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Comments (2)

  1. posted by LuNa on January 6, 2016

    Hi there. I pin this recipe on pinterest, but, suddenly, the ingredients disappear. Could you please check? or send the list and quantities to my e-mail?
    Thanks!!
    🙂

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    • posted by Slava Bond on January 6, 2016

      Hello,sorry.Fixed,now is ok.

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