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Gyro with Tzatziki Sauce

3/4 lb. ground lamb
1/4 lb. ground beef
1/2 cup onion, shredded & squeezed dry
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp salt
1 tsp ground marjoram or oregano
1 tsp ground rosemary
1/4 tsp black pepper

Combine all ingredients and mix thoroughly by hand or in a food processor for 1-2 minutes. Form into small patties. Cook about 4 minutes per side over medium-high heat, until a dark crust forms. Slice meat and serve in a pita with toppings (tzatziki sauce, feta cheese, lettuce, tomato, banana peppers, olives, etc.).

Tzatziki sauce:
1 cup peeled, seeded, grated, and drained cucumber
1/8 tsp salt
1 cup plain Greek yogurt
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tsp fresh lemon juice
2 tsp dill
1 tsp mint, optional

Place grated cucumber in a paper towel and squeeze out the excess moisture. Combine all ingredients in a bowl, mixing thoroughly, and let flavors set in refrigerate at least 30 minutes before serving.

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