Easy Chicken Gyro With Eggplant (or Not)

Easy Chicken Gyro With Eggplant (or Not) is a great tasting sandwich with a lot of heart healthy benefits. Eggplant has a spongy texture with a unique flavor and when sliced thin and baked, adds a light and citrusy flare to this traditional meal. This is  a delightful Mediterranean Dish…Enjoy!!!

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Easy Chicken Gyro With Eggplant (or Not)
Servings
Ingredients
Lemon Pepper Chicken
Tzatziki Sauce
Pita and condiments
  • 1 Package Oat Bran and Whole Wheat Pitas Joseph's Bakery brand provides you with a healthy, reduced carb, high protein Lavash bread, now containing Flax, an excellent source of Omega-3! This Lavash has no cholesterol and contains three healthy ingredients: Flax, Oat Bran and Whole Wheat which may help protect your heart.
  • 1/4 Red Onion Onion is high in vitamins and minerals and antioxidants and some benefits may include reducing the risk of heart disease.
  • 1/4 Cup Crumbled Feta Cheese
  • 1 Medium Tomato Tomatoes have high levels of lycopene which may lower the risk of cardiovascular disease in both men and women.
  • 1/4 Cup Fresh Parsely Parsley helps prevent heart disease by preventing blood vessels from oxidative damage.
Baked Eggplant
  • 1 Eggplant Eggplant is a high-fiber, low-calorie food that is rich in nutrients and comes with many potential health benefits. From reducing the risk of heart disease to helping with blood sugar control and weight loss, eggplant is a simple and delicious addition to your healthy diet.
  • 1 Teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 6-10 Grinds Fresh Black Pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon Felippo Berio Olive Oil Olive oil is an excellent fat that helps lower bad cholesterol, LDL's
Servings
Ingredients
Lemon Pepper Chicken
Tzatziki Sauce
Pita and condiments
  • 1 Package Oat Bran and Whole Wheat Pitas Joseph's Bakery brand provides you with a healthy, reduced carb, high protein Lavash bread, now containing Flax, an excellent source of Omega-3! This Lavash has no cholesterol and contains three healthy ingredients: Flax, Oat Bran and Whole Wheat which may help protect your heart.
  • 1/4 Red Onion Onion is high in vitamins and minerals and antioxidants and some benefits may include reducing the risk of heart disease.
  • 1/4 Cup Crumbled Feta Cheese
  • 1 Medium Tomato Tomatoes have high levels of lycopene which may lower the risk of cardiovascular disease in both men and women.
  • 1/4 Cup Fresh Parsely Parsley helps prevent heart disease by preventing blood vessels from oxidative damage.
Baked Eggplant
  • 1 Eggplant Eggplant is a high-fiber, low-calorie food that is rich in nutrients and comes with many potential health benefits. From reducing the risk of heart disease to helping with blood sugar control and weight loss, eggplant is a simple and delicious addition to your healthy diet.
  • 1 Teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 6-10 Grinds Fresh Black Pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon Felippo Berio Olive Oil Olive oil is an excellent fat that helps lower bad cholesterol, LDL's
Easy Chicken Gyro With Eggplant (or Not)
Instructions
Eggplant
  1. Preheat the oven to 350
  2. Slice the eggplant in thin slices.
  3. Next, brush eggplant slices on both sides with olive oil, add a dash of salt and pepper, and place them on a cookie sheet .
  4. Bake 15 minutes, flip eggplant, and bake an additional 5-7 minutes.
Lemon Pepper Chicken
  1. First, in a bowl, add olive oil, lemon pepper seasoning, oregano, and dash of garlic salt, lemon juice and lemon zest.
  2. Next, add chicken to the bowl and coat and marinate for 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
  3. Lastly, sauté chicken over medium heat until cooked, about 15-18 minutes.
  4. Set aside.
Tzatziki Sauce
  1. First, add yogurt, lemon juice, pressed garlic, lemon zest, dill weed, salt and pepper to a bowl and mix.
  2. Then, add grated cucumber to the yogurt blend, stir and set aside.
Easy Chicken Gyro With Eggplant
  1. First, warm the pita in the oven for a few minutes at 350.
  2. Next, layer the pita with eggplant (or not), chicken, chopped tomatoes, sliced red onions, parsley, tzatziki sauce, and crumbled feta cheese....Fabulously Tasty...Enjoy!!!
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