Recipe: Lamb and Cucumber Wraps

Lamb and Cucumber Wrap, Courtesy:
Lamb and Cucumber Wrap, Courtesy:

Looking for something to do with those holiday lamb leftovers? How about a Mediterranean-style lamb and cucumber wrap?  With some yogurt, olives, cucumber and onion, you can transform your holiday lamb leftovers into a tasty lunch or dinner.

1/2 cup plain low-fat yogurt
2 Tbsp. chopped black olives
1 tsp. minced garlic
1/2 tsp. dried oregano
1/4 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
4 soft lavash (Middle-Eastern flatbread)
Roast leg of lamb, thinly sliced
Cucumber, thinly sliced
Red onion, thinly sliced


  1. In a small bowl, combine yogurt, olives, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper.
  2. Thinly spread some of the yogurt mixture over the lavash; then layer half of each lavash with lamb, cucumber, and red onion slices.
  3. Spoon remaining yogurt sauce over filling; fold each lavash to enclose.

Food Mingle Blog Alternatives and Substitutions:

  • Use your favorite sandwich bread in place of the lavash, if desired.

Yield: 4 wraps




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