Learn how to make Turkey Gyros, one of Rita's recipes for weight loss for disease prevention.

Turkey Gyros


  • 1 (8-ounce) turkey tenderloin
  • 1½ teaspoons Greek seasoning
  • 1 cucumber
  • 2/3 cup plain nonfat yogurt
  • ¼ cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons dried dill weed
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 4 whole wheat pita breads
  • 1½ cups shredded romaine lettuce
  • 1 tomato, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled fat-free feta cheese


  1. Cut turkey tenderloin across the grain into ¼ -inch slices. Place turkey slices on a plate. Sprinkle both sides with seasoning. Let stand 5 minutes.
  2. Cut 2/3s of cucumber into this slices. Finely chop remaining cucumber.
  3. In small bowl stir together the chopped cucumber, yogurt, onion, dill weed and lemon juice.
  4. Heat oil in skillet over medium heat until hot. Add turkey slices. Cook 2 minutes on each side.
  5. Wrap 2 pita breads in paper towel. Microwave on HIGH for 30 seconds or just until warmed. Repeat with the other 2 pita breads.
  6. Divide the lettuce, tomato, cucumber slices, turkey, feta cheese and yogurt-cucumber sauce evenly among pita bread. Fold edges over and secure with toothpicks.