Lamb Donair with Seasoned Ground Lamb


A Canadian East Coast favourite, this pita sandwich is made with a sweet garlic sauce that will have you licking your fingers.


Ingredients List:

  • 1 pkg (350 g) SunGold Our Favourite Seasoned Lamb
  • 1 1/4 cups (300 mL) shredded lettuce
  • 1 cup (250 mL) chopped tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) finely chopped white onions
  • 4 large Greek-style pitas, warmed

Donair Sauce:

  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) evaporated milk
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) granulated sugar
  • 4 tsp (20 mL) white vinegar
  • 3/4 tsp (3 mL) garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) mayonnaise

Preparation & Directions:

Donair Sauce:

  • Mix together evaporated milk, sugar, vinegar, garlic powder and salt until smooth; stir in mayonnaise.
  • Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

Lamb:

  • Using potato masher, mash ground lamb for about 1 minute or until mixture comes together; divide into 8 portions.
  • Shape each portion into oval patty, about 2 inches (5 cm) long and 1/2 inch (1 cm) thick.
  • Heat nonstick skillet over medium heat; fry patties for 3 to 4 minutes per side or until golden brown and cooked through.
  • Fold patties, lettuce, tomatoes and onions into pitas.
  • Drizzle with Donair Sauce.
  • Thread bamboo skewer through each pita to hold together.
  • Serve with remaining sauce on the side.

Tip:

  • For fully loaded donair sandwich, add pickles and your favourite hot sauce.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4

 

Nutrition Facts (Per 1/4 recipe)

  • Calories 553
  • Fat 30g
  • Cholesterol 70mg
  • Sodium 890mg
  • Carbohydrate 49g
  • Fibre 3g
  • Sugars 13g
  • Protein 22g
  • Vitamin A 20% DV
  • Vitamin C 20% DV
  • Calcium 10% DV
  • Iron 25% DV