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Saturday, August 27, 2011

Having a Party this weekend try these Fabulous yet easy to make Greek appetizers!Gyro Mini Rolls! Kids and grown ups love these!!

This Greek appetizer is sure to leave you very satisfied with the creamy, lemony cucumber layer top with the perfectly season beef and top with fresh tomatoes will take you right to Greece without leaving your home, it doesn't get better then this!

Prep: 8 minutes Cook: 10 minutes Serve 10
1 lb ground beef
3 garlic cloves (crushed)
1 tablespoon oregano
6 oz Kraft Philadelphia whipped cream cheese
1 cup English cucumber shredded and not peeled
1 ½ cup tomatoes chopped small
½ lemon juiced and zests
3 plain wraps (from a 10oz package)

In a frying pan sprayed with cooking spray on medium high heat add first three ingredients and season with salt & pepper to taste. Break meat and cook until no longer pink. When meat is cooked drain fat set aside.
Next take a paper towel and pat dry both shredded cucumber and diced tomatoes to remove excess juices. In a mixing bowl add cream cheese, cucumber, tomatoes, lemon juice and zest and mix until well incorporated.
To assemble your gyro bites lay down a wrap take 1/3 of the creamy cucumber mixture and spread all over the wrap leaving 1/4 inch boarder all the way around. Top with 1/3 of the meat and finish with 1/3 of the tomatoes. Roll the wrap cut both hollow ends and cut the remaining wrap into 1 inch thick rolls. Repeat with the other two. Plate and serve while still warm but very good at room temperature.

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