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Showing posts with label Sandwiches. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Sandwiches. Show all posts

Chicken Gyros and Tzatziki Sauce Recipe

CookingAddic Garlicky, oregano-laced,  chicken strips are piled on a pita, sauced with a classic yogurt Tzatziki, and garnished with chopped fresh veggies. I been putting off making pitas for a long time. Finally I decided to make em and these were a hit at my house. Kids really loved it! This Tzatziki Sauce is so good, I been adding it to my salads now. These are so easy to make. If you never made gyros, this is the time to make em.

     For pitas you will need:     

  • 3 Pita breads
  • 3 leafs of  Romaine lettuce
  • 1 Tomato cubed
  • 1/2 Sweet vidalia onion, thinly sliced
  • Cilantro {optional}
  • Tzatziki sauce {recipe included}

     Chicken recipe:

  • 1 1/2 cup grilled chicken breasts strips
  • 2 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp oregano {dried}
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/3 tsp ground coriander
  • 2 tsp butter for saute

     Tzatziki Sauce:

  • 1 cup cucumber, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup greek yogurt
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 3-4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tsp fresh minced dill
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


I used Costco pita bread.
To make the sauce: Peel cucumbers and mince em.

Mix all of the ingredients together and let sit for at least 30 min to hour before using
To make chicken: Melt butter in the skillet. Add chicken and heat it up. 
Add minced garlic.
Add oregano, cumin and coriander. Saute for 2 min.
Slice onion and cube the tomatoes.
Warm up 3 pita breads. Layer with the lettuce, chicken, tomato, red onion and tzatziki sauce.
Wrap it in foil or a paper towel.

Delicious Cucumber Subs

CookingAddic These cucumber subs are awesome low carb food. It's made with cream cheese spread.  My sister has a big vegetable garden. Everyday we get a lot of fresh cucumbers. So, we had an idea to make these delicious subs. We all loved em so much. Now these are a big hit with our family's.


  • Cucumbers
  • Turkey deli meat
  • Bacon (optional)
  • Cheese (optional)

    Cream cheese spread:

  • 1 oz softened cream cheese
  • 1 oz mayonnaise
  • Minced Garlic to taste
  • Fresh dill (or herbs of your choice) 
  • Salt or vegeta seasoning 

Mix together cream cheese,  mayo, garlic, dill and salt. Set aside.
Cut a cucumber down the middle then cut in half. 
Scoop or cut out seeds in the middle. 
Spread a thick layer of cream cheese inside. Add a turkey deli meat on top. Or you can get creative and add bacon cheese etc.

Express Cheeseburger

CookingAddic This is the easiest cheeseburger that my son loves to make. This is the way we like to eat our burgers at home.  Thats a burger that is not so traditional.


  • 1 Fully cooked Angus beef patties (From Costco)
  • 1 Torta Sandwich roll (From Costco)
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1/2 tomato
  • 1/4 sweet vidalia onion
  • 1 slice cheese
  • Mayonnaise
  • Optional Hot & Sweet mustard (From Trader Joe's)

Toast bread. Warm the meat patty in the microwave. Add cheese at the end. Slice all the rest of ingredients.
Assemble the burger.

Mushroom Carrot Sandwiches

CookingAddic These rustic toasts feature earthy mushrooms, zesty garlic and carrots. The combination is irresistible! I was making the filling for Eggplant Rolls and toasting the bread for kids. Then the idea came to me to make these yummy sandwiches. I could not stop eating em. :) 


  • 4-5 carrots
  • 1 lb Shiitake mushrooms (Or any mushrooms)
  • 5 tbs mayonnaise
  • 4-7 cloves garlic
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander
  • Black pepper
  • Oil

Peel and shred carrots. Saute until carrots are cooked.

Wash and slice mushrooms. Saute and  add salt coriander, pepper. Cook until ready. 

Add garlic to the cooled carrots. 
 Add mayo and cooled mushrooms. Mix
Toast the bread. 
Spread the carrots on the bread.