Spiced Eggplant Gyros

Spiced Eggplant Gyros
 
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Recipe type: Sandwich
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Serves: 4-6
Ingredients
  • 1 large eggplant, sliced into ½" rounds
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Za'tar spice blend
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ low fat plain greek yogurt
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • ¼ parsley, chopped
  • ½ tsp salt and black pepper
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 4-6 whole wheat pitas
Toppings & Additions:
  • pickled red onion
  • feta cheese
  • diced tomato
  • lettuce
  • chopped parsley
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 F.
  2. Toss eggplant rounds with the 2 tbsp olive oil, za'tar spice and 1 tsp black pepper. Roast for 45-50 minutes or until golden brown and tender.
  3. While eggplant cooks, make the yogurt sauce. Combine the yogurt, garlic, parsley, salt, pepper and lemon juice. Stir to combine and allow to sit while eggplant cooks.
  4. Assemble the sandwiches: lay out pita bread. Top with lettuce, tomato, feta, pickled onions and a few roasted eggplant slices. Drizzle on the yogurt dressing. Fold in half and enjoy warm!