Gyros Loaded Fries

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These epic Gyros Loaded Fries taste just like traditional Gyros thanks to the fantastic seasoning and cool tzatziki. For a chilled-out weekend with friends, whip up this delicious recipe that everyone to tuck into... We absolutely destroyed these Gyros Loaded Fries!

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For the kebab mushroom meat

<item-todo-done>3 tbsp olive oil<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 tsp dried oregano<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tsp dried thyme<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tsp dried rosemary<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tsp garlic granules<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>400g king oyster mushrooms<item-todo-done><item-todo-done> Salt & pepper to taste<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 dried oregano<item-todo-done>

For the pitta croutons

<item-todo-done>6 white pitas<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>4 tbsp olive oil<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 tsp dried mint<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tsp pepper<item-todo-done><item-todo-done> Salt & pepper to taste<item-todo-done>

For the pickled red onions

<item-todo-done>1 tsp sugar<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 red onion<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>4 tbsp red wine vinegar<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tsp sugar<item-todo-done><item-todo-done> Salt & pepper to taste<item-todo-done>

For the tzatziki

<item-todo-done>½ cucumber<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 ½ tbsp salt<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 Juice of 1 lemon<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 small garlic clove<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tsp dried mint<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 sprig of dill<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>200g thick coconut yoghurt<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tbsp olive oil<item-todo-done><item-todo-done> Salt & pepper to taste<item-todo-done>

To serve

<item-todo-done>600g oven fries<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 small iceberg lettuce<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>100g cherry tomatoes<item-todo-done>

Before you start

Preheat oven to 220ºC | 2 baking trays | Mixing bowls

Prepare the ingredients

  • Peel the cucumber and grate it into a bowl
  • Sprinkle over the salt and stir to coat, and set aside for 10 minutes
  • Peel, halve, trim and finely slice the red onions
  • Add the onions, vinegar, sugar and little salt and pepper to a mixing bowl and stir until the onion is completely coated, and leave to one side
  • Cut the caps off the mushrooms and slice
  • Pull the mushroom stems into thin rough strips
  • Add the oil, oregano, thyme, rosemary, garlic granules and sugar to a mixing bowl and stir to combine
  • Add the mushrooms to the bowl and stir until completely coated

Finish the tzatziki

  • Tip the cucumber into the middle of a clean tea towel, gather up the edges and squeeze out the excess water into the sink
  • Tip the cucumber into the bowl
  • Cut the lemon in half and squeeze over the juice of one half, catching any pips in your other hand
  • Peel the garlic and finely grate it into the bowl
  • Finely chop the dill and add to the bowl along with the mint
  • Pour over the coconut yoghurt and mix everything together with a spoon
  • Taste and season with more lemon juice, if necessary, salt, pepper and a drizzle of olive oil
  • Set to one side

Prepare the fries, pitta croutons and veggies

  • Tip the oven fries onto a baking tray, put the tray in the oven and cook for 18-20 minutes until nice and crispy
  • Cut the pitta into 1cm thick fingers and add them to a bowl
  • Add the olive oil, dried mint, pepper and salt to the bowl and toss to coat completely
  • Tip the pitta fingers out on a baking tray, put the tray at the bottom of the oven and bake for 10 minutes
  • Meanwhile, quarter the cherry tomatoes
  • Cut the lettuce into quarters, cut out the cores and shred

Cook the mushroom meat

  • Warm a frying pan over medium high heat, tip the contents of the mushroom bowl into the pan and fry, stirring continuously until the mushroom slices are cooked through
  • Taste and season with salt and pepper

Build the dish

  • Tip the fries and the croutons out on to the platter and toss to combine
  • Spoon the mushroom meat over the croutons and fries
  • Sprinkle over the lettuce, tomatoes and pickled onions
  • Spoon over the tzatziki, bring the tray to the table and let everyone dig in!
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