Vegan "Gyro" Pitas

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 161.7
  • Total Fat: 11.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 12.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.2 g
  • Protein: 8.4 g

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For those of you who miss gyros, this is a very tasty and nutritious pita filling! For those of you who miss gyros, this is a very tasty and nutritious pita filling!
Number of Servings: 6


    Pita Filling:
    1 cup tempeh, chopped
    1 cup eggplant, chopped
    1 cup mushrooms, chopped
    1 medium onion, thinly sliced
    2 T olive oil
    2 T tahini
    2 T rosemary
    Juice from 1/2 lemon

    Cucumber "yogurt"
    1/4 block soft tofu
    1 cup sliced, peeled cucumber
    2 T Dill
    1 T Basil
    Splash of lemon juice


1. Combine all of the items for the cucumber sauce in a blender or food processor. Cover and chill in the refrigerator while cooking the pita filling.

2. Heat olive oil, tahini, lemon juice, rosemary over medium heat until they become fragrant. Add tempeh, toss and saute for about 5 minutes. Add onions, toss and saute for another 5 minutes. Add mushrooms and eggplant, toss and saute covered about 10 minutes.

*I always have leftover cucumber sauce, I freeze it or use it with other dishes.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user FFRENCH15.

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