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Lamb Meatball Gyros

Juicy ground lamb meatballs are drizzled with lemon-garlic sauce and wrapped up with veggies in a pita for a gyro that packs a flavorful punch!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Lamb Meatball Gyros
Servings: 4 gyros
Calories: 331kcal


  • 1 pound ground lamb
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh mint
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed
  • 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground all-spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Lightly grease a 9x13 glass baking dish.
  • In a medium-size mixing bowl, combine ground lamb, parsley, mint, cilantro, garlic, red wine vinegar, cumin, salt, allspice, red pepper flakes, cinnamon, and ginger. Knead together until well combined.
  • Form meat into 12 balls. Place in prepared pan. Bake until cooked through, approximately 25 minutes.
  • Serve meatballs hot on a pita flat bread with cucumber slices, tomato slices, red onion slices, fresh cilantro, and drizzle with garlic sauce.



Calories: 331kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 365mg | Potassium: 298mg | Vitamin A: 360IU | Vitamin C: 4.4mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 2.4mg