Greek Lamb Souvlakis

Greek lamb souvlakis

Enjoy classic Greek lamb souvlakis at home with this easy and delicious recipe featuring tender grilled lamb, creamy homemade tzatziki sauce and whole grain pitas.



For lamb skewers:

  • 1 1/2 lbs lamb chops
  • 1/4 cup red onion, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp coarsley cracked black pepper
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano

For Pitas:

  • 4 whole grain pitas
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup tzatziki sauce
  • Fresh dill, for garnish


  1. Cut lamb chops into 1-inch cubes and place in a container. Add diced onion, garlic, lemon juice, vinegar, olive oil, salt, pepper, and oregano. Stir to combine and cover. Let lamb marinate in the refrigerator 1-2 hours.
  2. Heat grill to medium-high heat. Skewer lamb onto metal skewers or presoaked wooden skewers. Grill lamb skewers on high, rotating every couple of minutes, until pink in the center, about 8-10 minutes.
  3. Heat pitas on the grill until just warmed but still soft and pliable. Top with lamb, onion, feta, tzatziki sauce and fresh dill. Enjoy!

Keywords: Greek lamb, Greek Souvlakis