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Greek Lamb Skewers in Pita Recipe

Try our iron-boosting Greek Lamb Skewers in Pita Recipe

Credit: Lisa Holmen

Get your iron boost for the week with these Greek marinated lamb skewers served with fresh herbs and plenty of greens — a perfect combination for a weekend lunch with the family. Leave the lamb to marinate overnight to really boost the flavour.

Serves: 2



  • 400g lean lamb, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 4 large pitas, toasted
  • 100g Greek yoghurt
  • 200g baby spinach
  • Handful of mint & parsley
  • 100g cherry tomatoes
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges
  1. Combine lamb, garlic, oil and oregano in medium bowl, ensuring lamb is well covered with oil. Leave to marinate for at least 2 hours in fridge.
  2. Thread lamb onto 4–6 bamboo skewers (depending on size). Heat large frying pan on medium heat then add skewers and cook for approximately 8 min, turning occasionally. Allow to rest.
  3. Top pita bread with yoghurt and lamb skewer and finish with baby spinach, fresh herbs, tomatoes and lemon.


Lisa Holmen

Lisa Holmen is a food and travel writer, recipe developer and photographer. Her blog, Lisa Eats World, is one of the leading food and travel blogs in Australia, featuring healthy recipes, restaurant reviews and food-inspired travel guides. Lisa divides her time between the bustle of Melbourne and her new home on the Mornington Peninsula where she loves meeting local producers, visiting wineries, soaking up the coastal lifestyle and adopting a “slower” approach to living.
An advocate of sustainable and ethical foods, Lisa is particularly passionate about healthy, organic and wholesome foods and cooking from scratch. She believes in simplicity in the kitchen and loves trying new recipes, drawing inspiration from her travel adventures and her heritage. Although she’s not a vegetarian, Lisa has an appreciation for plant-based cooking and wholefoods and tries to cook vegetarian at home wherever possible.