w/ Homemade Tzatziki
One branch of my family tree is Greek, so I grew up eating some delicious authentic Greek recipes, ranging from Moussaka and Pastitsio to Spanakopita and Baklava. Chicken Gyros with Homemade Tzatziki isn't exactly "authentic" Greek, but it does draw from the same tasty flavor profile. The chicken is dressed in lemon and oregano and drizzled with cool, creamy, cucumber-y tzatziki sauce. Pile it high on a warm pita with feta, juicy tomatoes and crunchy lettuce, and Opa! Make extra sauce because you'll want some for pita chips or pretzels later this week:-) Enjoy!
|Cast of Characters: Chicken Breast, oregano, onion, lemon, yogurt, cucumber, fresh dill, feta, pita and tomatoes. (Looks like a lot, but a lot of them are pantry staples.)|
|Layer chicken breast on bed of chopped onions. Salt and pepper. Cut lemons and sprinkle dried oregano. Turn Crock-Pot on high and walk away!|
|In a bowl mix 2 cups plain yogurt with diced cucumber.|
|Use a cheese grater or micro-plane to shred the rest of the cucumber.|
|Add garlic. Fresh is best, but I was lazy and added garlic powder. Use what you like.|
|Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil.|
|Squeeze of fresh lemon juice.|
Once chicken is cooked through, cut in chunks and layer on pita bread. Sprinkle with feta cheese, lettuce, tomato and the homemade tzatziki sauce. Opa!
Nail Color: Shellac "Hot Pop Pink"
2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
Layer chicken on bed of chopped onions. Add everything else. S/P to taste. Cook on high for 2-3 hours.
2 cups plain yogurt
1 hothouse or english cucumber
1 TB olive oil
Cut half the cucumber and grate the other half. Combine with yogurt in bowl. Salt, Pepper, garlic, dill, lemon juice all to taste/consistency preferred.
I have a feeling the "Crock-Pot hot sandwich" will be a popular go-to this summer. BBQ chicken sandwiches, pulled pork, and sloppy-joes can be prepared with ease in the comfort of your cool kitchen. Any other Crock-Pot favorites?