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Turkey-Apple Gyros

Recipe Summary

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Number of servings: 4


    • 1 medium Golden Delicious apple, cored and thinly sliced
    • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
    • 1 cup thinly sliced onion
    • 1 medium red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
    • 1 medium green bell pepper, cut into thin strips
    • 1 tsp olive oil
    • 8 oz cooked turkey breast meat, cut into thin strips
    • 6 whole-wheat pita bread rounds, lightly toasted
    • 1/2 cup plain low-fat yogurt
    • 1 garlic clove, minced


Toss apple with lemon juice; set aside.

In a large nonstick skillet, saute onion and peppers in hot oil, stirring frequently until crisp-tender. Add turkey to skillet, and stir until heated through. Stir in apple mixture.

In a separate bowl, add garlic to yogurt and mix.

Fold pitas in half, and fill with turkey mixture. Drizzle with yogurt mixture.

Nutrition Facts
Turkey-Apple Gyros
Serving Size 1/4 of recipe
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 250 Calories from Fat 25
% Daily Value (DV)* 
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 300mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 37g 12%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 10g
Protein 21g  
Vitamin A 40 %
Vitamin C 150%
Calcium 8 %
Iron 15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Diabetic Exchange**
Carbohydrates 2
Meat 1
Fruit 0
Vegetable 0
Milk 0
Fat 1
Other 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

Reproduced from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Used with permission.
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Recipes that are "low fat," "low calorie," low cholesterol," and/or "low sodium" conform to the relevant criteria from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.