Eggplant Gyros? Trust me! This is such a taste revolution!
This Gyros is served in a fluffy pita and topped with fresh yoghurt. It’s a perfect food for my “Healthy Fast Food Carnival”. I really love healthy fast food like roasted sweet potatoes with guacamole or self-made fries. There are so many possibilities to bring more healthiness in your diet without losing taste.
I recognize a big trend for a healthy living and I get asked so often how to live more healthy. It starts with the small things. If you are interested in learning how you can live more healthy permanently read my post about: Dietary Change for a better wellbeing
You love fast food but you get stomach problems after eating that stuff? Or don’t feel good? Try out healthy versions and discover more fun by eating fast food. This could be the first recipe to check it out.
Thank you for your great ideas for my Blog Carnival „Healthyfastfood4“. It’s still running until the end of September. I would be happy you join to spread the food love overall! I will be publish a list of all participants on the 1st of October.
Back to this easy delicious pita with eggplant gyros!
They are definitely one of our newest favorites! You can release the flavors by grilling the eggplants really easy. Eggplants are bitter. A great tip to reduce the bitterness is to soak them with salt for 10 minutes. You simple need at least a half tablespoon of salt for every medium sized eggplant. Drain and rinse them after 10 minutes. The salt will help to draw the bitter liquid out from the eggplant. It also helps the eggplant pieces stay more shapely and become tender during cooking instead of becoming soggy. The iron and calcium in eggplant supply the essential nutrients required by the body.
Here you go!
Eggplant Gyros Pita
1 tsp sae salt
2 tbsp paprika powder
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp mustard seeds (optional)
100g Cocktail tomatoes
1 red onion
100g red cabbage
12 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp tahini
2 tsb lemon juice
1 bunch dill
1 flatbread or 4 pita
- Cut the eggplants in 1cm thick slices.
- Sprinkle them with sea salt and set aside for 10 minutes.
- Mix the olive oil, paprika, oregano and mustard seeds.
- Rinse the eggplants and marinate them in the olive oil mix for 2 hours.
- Slice the tomatoes, onions and cucumber.
- Cut the Dill.
- Mix the yoghurt, tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, dill and salt.
- Grill the eggplants 3 min over high heat each side.
- Grill the flatbread / pita as well or roast in the oven.
- Serve the bread with all ingredients and top with yoghurt.
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