slow cooker shreded turkey gyros

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 889.9
  • Total Fat: 45.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 131.1 mg
  • Sodium: 3,323.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 64.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 10.0 g
  • Protein: 60.3 g

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    2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
    6 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    1 teaspoon salt
    1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano leaves
    1 teaspoon red pepper sauce
    1 1/2 lb turkey thighs, skin removed
    1 medium red onion, halved, sliced (1 cup)
    1 cup plain yogurt
    1 teaspoon dried dill weed
    2 cloves garlic, finely chopped (about 1 teaspoon)
    1/2 small cucumber, unpeeled, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
    6 pita fold breads (without pocket)
    I used oroweat sandwich thins
    3/4 cup chopped tomatoes




Step 1 Spray 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In small bowl, mix butter, garlic, 3/4 teaspoon of the salt, the oregano and pepper sauce. Rub mixture onto turkey thighs.
Step 2 Place onion in slow cooker; top with turkey thighs. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 9 hours or until turkey pulls apart easily with fork. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, stir together the yogurt, dill, garlic, cucumber and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt; cover and refrigerate until serving.
Step 3 Remove turkey from slow cooker; remove from bones. Shred turkey; stir into mixture remaining in slow cooker. Using slotted spoon, divide meat and onion mixture among 6 pita folds. Top with yogurt sauce; pass additional sauce at table.

Serving Size: 6

Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JAVEJUNKIE.

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