American Lamb Gyros with Tzatziki

American Lamb Gyros with Tzatziki

Directions

  1. Lay lamb leg open on a cutting board. Trim off visible fat. Season lamb generously with salt and pepper; allow to sit at room temperature for 30 minutes prior to grilling.
  2. Preheat grill to medium-high.Grill lamb leg to medium-rare (remove from heat when thermometer registers between 130°F and 135°F, or to desired doneness).
  3. Rest lamb, lightly covered, for at least 10 minutes before serving.
  4. Slice lamb across the grain into thin slices.
  5. Place some lamb slices in the middle of each pita; top with tomatoes, cucumber slices, mint leaves and Tzatziki sauce; fold pita like a taco.