Gyros with Tzatziki

Gyros with Tzatziki

Gyros with Tzatziki

Preparation Time: Overnight Cooking Time: 20 – 25 min Serves: 3 – 4

150g Soya ragout
1l vegetable stock
5 tbsp oil
1 onion, chopped in half rings
2 cloves garlic, crushed

Spices for the Gyros
4 tsp dried Oregano
2 tsp dried Thyme
2 tsp dried Basil
1 tsp Paprika powder
1 tsp dried Rosemary
½ tsp ground Cumin
½ tsp Coriander
2 pinch Cayenne Pepper

For the Tzatziki
250g Soya yoghurt
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 onion, crushed
Salt and pepper
½ cucumber, grated

Preparation methods

  • You need to prepare the gyros one day before.
  • Take a bowl and soak the soya ragout in the vegetable stock as prescribed, leave it for around 20 min. Wash the soya ragout and squeeze out any excess water.
  • Mix the spices for the Gyros (Oregano, Thyme, Basil, Paprika powder, Rosemary, Cumin, Coriander and Cayenne Pepper) really well in a plastic bag with a zipper.
  • Add the onion, garlic and soya ragout and shake all well until the ragout is covered with all spices. Leave the bag with the gyros in the fridge overnight.
  • On the following day, heat the gyros with a little oil in a frying pan and fry until the gyros are golden brown (around 10 – 15 minutes), stirring occasionally.
  • In the meantime mix the soya yoghurt with the garlic, onion and cucumber to make the tzatziki
  • Continue to stir until the tzatziki becomes thick (it may look a little watery to begin). Now stir in the salt and pepper if necessary.Now stir in some salt and pepper if its necessary.

Serve the Gyros with Tzatziki and rice on a hot plate.
As an alternative, you can use turkey meat (400g) instead soya ragout.

Gyros Tzatziki

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