Gyros with Butter Lettuce

Preparation: 50 minutes

Serves: 4


  • 4 Pita breads
  • 2 Cups butter lettuce
  • 5-6 Cherry tomatoes
  • ½ Cucumber, sliced
  • ¼ Red onion
  • 3 Potatoes, cut into fries
  • 1 Tsp paprika
  • - 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Can chickpeas
  • 1 Tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 Tsp vegan BBQ sauce (optional)
  • ¼ Tsp cinnamon
  • Olive oil
  • 1 Cup natural/ unsweetened coconut yogurt - Tzatziki
  • 2 Tbsp fresh dill - Tzatziki
  • 2 Tbsp fresh chives - Tzatziki
  • 2 Tsp lemon juice - Tzatziki
  • 1 Tsp olive oil - Tzatziki
  • 1/2 Tup diced cucumber - Tzatziki


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees. Scrub potatoes well and cut them into slices and then into fries. Coat them in olive oil, paprika and salt/ pepper and spread them on a baking tray lined with parchment paper, making sure they do not overlap. Bake for 25-30 min.
  2. Meanwhile fries are in the oven, start to prepare the smokey chickpeas. Rinse chickpeas with cold water and pat dry with a paper towel. Then place the chickpeas onto a baking tray lined with parchment paper, toss in olive oil, vegan BBQ sauce, smoked paprika and cinnamon. Bake for 10-15 min or until chickpeas are slightly crispy
  3. Next prepare the tzatziki with simply combining all the tzatziki ingredients in a small bowl.
  4. Just before serving, warm up pitas in the oven.
  5. Then place pitas onto plates and fill with butter lettuce, tomato, cucumber, red onion, a big spoon of homemade tzatziki, warm spiced chickpeas and potato.
  6. Wrap bottom in baking paper and tie with a string.