Ingredients: 1 lb ground beef (I use 90/10),1 lb ground lamb,½ yellow onion,2 cloves garlic,1 egg,¼ cup bread crumbs,1 teaspoon dried rosemary,1 teaspoon dried oregano,1 teaspoon dried thyme,½ teaspoon Majoram (can sub ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning),½ teaspoon cumin,1 teaspoon black pepper,¾ teaspoon salt,Pita bread (6-8),2 tomatoes sliced,½ red onion, sliced,½ cup finely diced or grated English cucumber, skin on ( – 1/4 of a large one),2 teaspoons minced garlic ( – 1 large clove),½ tablespoon fresh lemon juice,1 tablespoon olive oil,¼ teaspoon salt,1½ tablespoon freeze dried dill
Instructions: Preheat oven to 325 degrees. In a mini food prep, add the garlic and onion chunks. Process until finely chopped.,In a medium bowl add meat, onion/garlic mixture, breadcrumbs, egg and all spices. Using a potato masher gently work the mixture together until well combined.,Line a 9×5 loaf pan with foil. Transfer meat mixture to loaf pan and pat down using a rubber spatula.,(if you have time, let the mixture sit in the refrigerator for 30+ minutes).,Bake loaf for 50 minutes to 1 hour or until temperature reaches 165 degrees. Let meat sit for 20-30 minutes before slicing (the longer it sits, the more it has a chance to hold together). When ready, sliced meat loaf in the pan, then take entire foil pack out to serve slices.,To make the Tzatziki sauce: Prepare cucumber by wrapping it in a paper towel and squeezing the liquid out of it.,Combine all other ingredients in a bowl, stir in cucumber. Taste and season with additional salt if needed. Can make this a day ahead.,To assemble pita, place 1-2 slices of gyro meatloaf on top, add tomato slices, red onion slices and Tzatziki sauce, fold up and enjoy!