An easy, yet impressive weeknight wine & dine entree
When we created the Grilled Cheese Gyro, our search of the social media scene yielded no previous posts of this toasty twist on a Greek classic. Yay us for bringing this version to life!
- 3 to 4 oz sliced Gyro Meat
- 2 slices Sourdough Bread
- 2 slices Cheese: Provolone, Mozzarella or blend
- ¼ Sweet Onion, sliced
- 2 Baby Sweet Peppers, cut in strips
- Tzatziki Sauce
- Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- Salt & Pepper
- Garlic Powder
- Heat skillet over medium heat.
- Add a drizzle of EVOO, Sliced onions and sweet peppers. Cook until veggies are softened.
- Sprinkle with salt, black pepper and garlic powder, remove to a plate.
- Add gyro slices to the pan and warm according to package directions. Remove to plate or dish when warmed.
- Lightly spread one side of each bread slice with EVOO or butter. Turn one slice over with the dry side facing up and stack a slice of cheese, meat, grilled veggies and another slice of cheese. Top with a second slice of bread. Transfer to a skillet and brown on each side.
- Serve with tzatziki on the side for dipping.
Wine Pairing Guide
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