60 each Pita Bread, Whole Wheat -halves (35 grams)
3 qts. Hummus
Lettuce or Spinach, and Tomato (optional)
GYRO CRUMBLE MIX
3 bags, Deeply Rooted Farms’ Unflavored Crumbles
3 tbsp. Oregano
1 tbsp. Salt
3 tbsp. Minced Garlic
2 tbsp. Paprika
12 c. Cucumber
8 c. Yogurt, Nonfat, Plain
1 tbsp., 1 tsp. Dill Weed
1 tbsp., 2 tsp. Minced Garlic
Serving = 1 Pita
2 oz. Meat/Meat Alternate
11⁄4 oz. Equivalent Grain
1⁄4 c. Vegetable
Prepare cucumber sauce: dice cucumber and add yogurt, dill and garlic and refrigerate.
Prepare Gyro Crumble Mix: Deeply Rooted Crumbles.
STOVE: Mix 3 bags Deeply Rooted Farms’ Unflavored Crumbles, oregano, salt, minced garlic, paprika and 1 gal. water in a kettle, bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally for approx. 30 minutes or until most of the liquid is absorbed.
OVEN: Mix 3 bags Deeply Rooted Farms’ Unflavored Crumbles, oregano, salt, minced garlic, paprika and 1 gal. water in a 4“ deep full hotel pan. Cover and cook at 400°F for approx. 60 minutes or until most of the liquid is absorbed and protein is tender.
Layer pitas on a sheet pan and warm for 15 minutes (350°F).
Smear heated Pita with 3 tbsp. hummus
Cover with 1⁄4 c. prepared Gyro Crumble Mix
Drizzle 1⁄4 c. cucumber sauce
Sprinkle with diced lettuce or spinach, and tomato (optional)
Sprinkle with feta cheese for added Mediterranean flare
Chop red onion and top with cucumber sauce
For extra fresh crunch, chop more cucumber and scatter over pita