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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