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4.73 from 11 votes

Vegetarian Gyros

TheseVegetarian Gyrosmake a quick and unbelievably tastyversion of the popular Greek sandwich. Even meat-lovers will enjoy them!
Prep Time20mins
Cook Time15mins
Total Time35mins
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: Greek
Keyword: vegetarian gyros
Servings: 4gyros
Calories: 327kcal
Author: Tania Sheff


For the Chickpeas

  • 10oz.cooked chickpeas
  • 1/2tbsp.olive oil
  • 1/2tsp.
  • 1/4tsp.salt
  • 1/8tsp.cayenne pepper

For the Tzatziki Sauce

  • 1/2cupplain yogurt
  • 1smallcucumber
  • 1/2tbsp.lemon juice
  • 1garlic cloveminced
  • 2tbsp.chopped dill
  • 1/2tbsp.olive oil
  • 1/8tsp.salt or to taste

For the Gyros

  • 4pita pieces of pita bread
  • 1medium tomatochopped
  • 2cupsshredded lettuce
  • 1/4medium red onionsliced
  • 1/3cup


  • Bake the Chickpeas.Preheat the oven to 350F. Remove the skins from the chickpeas, if desired. Add the olive oil, paprika, salt, and cayenne. Mix everything well and transfer it onto a baking sheet. Bake for 15 minutes.
  • Make Tzatziki.While the chickpeas are in the oven, make the sauce by mixing the tzatziki ingredients together in a small bowl.
  • Prep the Veggies.Slice the tomatoes, lettuce, cucumber, onions, and any other vegetables you are going to use.
  • Assemble the Gyro.Warm the pita bread (in the oven or microwave). Spread a generous amount of tzatziki and add the roasted chickpeas, feta cheese, and veggies on top. Fold the gyro* in half and serve.



*Follow my video instructions above in the "How To Fold a Gyro" section.


Calories: 327kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 841mg | Potassium: 485mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1385IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 204mg | Iron: 3mg