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What to do with leftover turkey (if you have any)? Healthy and hearty, these gyros are fresh and delicious for lunch or a light supper. 

Turkey-Apple Gyros

Preparation Time: 30 minutes • Number of Servings: 4 • Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per person: 1


1 medium Golden Delicious apple, cored and thinly sliced

2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice

1 cup thinly sliced onion

1 medium red bell pepper, cut into thin strips

1 medium green bell pepper, cut into thin strips

1 tsp olive oil

8 ozs cooked turkey breast, cut into thin strips

6 whole wheat pita bread rounds, lightly toasted

1/2 cup plain low-fat yogurt

1 garlic clove,minced


TOSS apple with lemon juice; set aside.

SAUTÉ onion and peppers in a large nonstick skillet, in hot oil, stirring frequently until tender.

ADD turkey to skillet and stir until heated through.

STIR in apple mixture.

ADD garlic to yogurt and mix.

FOLD pitas in half and fill with turkey mixture.

DRIZZLE with yogurt mixture.

Nutrition Facts

Turkey-Apple Gyros

Serving Size 1/4 recipe

Amount Per Serving

Calories 260

Calories from Fat 30

% Daily Value (DV)*

Total Fat 4g 5%

Saturated Fat 1g 5%

Trans Fat 0g 0%

Cholesterol 50mg 7%

Sodium 280mg 12%

Total Carbohydrate 36g 12%

Dietary Fiber 5g 20%

Sugars 9g

Protein 24g

Vitamin A 20%

Vitamin C 150%

Calcium 8%

Iron 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Diabetic Exchange**

Fruit: 0

Vegetables: 1

Meat: 2

Milk: 0

Fat: 0

Carbs: 1

Other: 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System.

This recipe rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

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