Apple Turkey Gyro

By 30 Minutes or Less
The flavorful onion, lemon, bell pepper and apple mixture gives this classic Greek dish a healthy twist … and a unique taste.

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  • Prep Time: 25 minutes

Main Dishes

Serves: 6
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 1
Think Variety; Think Color: Red


1 cup sliced onion

1 Tbsp lemon juice

2 cups green bell pepper, sliced

2 cups red bell pepper, sliced

1 Tbsp vegetable oil

1/2 pound turkey breast, cut into thin strips

1 medium apple, cored and sliced

6 whole wheat pitas, lightly toasted

1/2 cup low-fat plain yogurt (optional)


  1. In a nonstick skillet, saute onion, lemon juice, and bell peppers in oil until crisp.
  2. Stir in turkey and cook until turkey is fully cooked. Remove from heat and stir in apple.
  3. Fold pita in half and fill with apple mixture; drizzle with yogurt.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    215
  • Carbohydrates:    33g
  • Total Fat:    4g
  • Cholesterol:    25mg
  • Saturated Fat:   1g
  • Dietary Fiber:    5g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    17%
  • Sodium:    259 mg
  • Protein:    14g
  • Recipe Credit
  • California Department of Health's Network for a Healthy California-Champions for Change Campaign



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