Greek Souvlaki Sandwich

Total Time:
3 hr 35 min
Prep:
20 min
Inactive:
3 hr
Cook:
15 min

Yield:
4 to 8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 3 pounds lean lamb, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 8 bamboo or metal skewers
  • 1 large onion, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 16 cherry tomatoes
  • 16 bay leaves
  • 8 pita breads
  • Pita Salad, recipe follows
Directions

Combine lamb, olive oil, red wine vinegar, lemon juice, rosemary, oregano, basil and salt and pepper. Cover and marinate, refrigerated, for 2 hours.

Preheat a grill.

Soak the bamboo skewers in water for 1 hour. Alternate meat, onion, cherry tomatoes, and bay leaves onto skewers. Grill over low flame for 10 to 15 minutes, until done.

Heat pita bread on grill until warm. Remove skewer from lamb, onion and tomatoes. Serve immediately in a pita, topped with Pita Salad.

Pita Salad:

3 cups shredded lettuce

1/2 cup olive oil

3 tablespoons red wine vinegar

1 teaspoon dried oregano

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Toss all the ingredients in a large bowl, taste and adjust seasonings.


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