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Gyro nachos are everything you hope they would be. They have the flavor of those tasty Greek wraps but in a fun snackable nacho form.

Sheet pan filled with gyro inspired nachos topped with feta, cucumbers, tomatoes, tzatziki and more.

Picture it, crispy pita chips topped with spiced meat, crumbled feta, onions and tomatoes. Now drizzle that goodness with some tzatziki sauce.

Actually, don’t imagine it, make it! These Greek inspired nachos are a perfect snack or really fun snack.

They were an instant hit at our house and I am sure any gyro fan will fall in love. Luckily they are fun and easy to put together too.


The spice mixture, this is what makes these nachos. Just toss some chunks of onion, garlic and simple seasonings into a blender or food processor to make a paste.

If you need to, add a Tablespoon or two of water to make it come together. It won’t look like much when it is done, but it will smell like something.

Go ahead and start browning your meat. Once it starts taking on some color, add the flavor paste and cook it until the liquid is gone and everything is super fragrant.

This meat is fabulous! It would also be great sprinkled over a Greek salad or served in a wrap.

It would also be fun in lettuce wraps for a healthy treat. But today we are going for it and making nachos.

The Meat

Ground mutton or lamb is great if you have access. That will give you that full flavor of the meat you know and love.

Luckily my parents raise sheep for meat, so we have easy access. However I understand that is not the case for everyone.

Venison or grass fed beef would be a great option if you have access to those. They both would offer great depth of flavor.

However ground turkey, bround beef or even ground pork would work well. Any ground meat would be a great vehicle for the spice mixture.

Building Your Nachos

Start by spreading a layer of pita chips over a rimmed sheet pan. Sprinkle those chips with you cooked meat mixture.

Add some crumbles of feta and stick that pan of goodness in the oven for a few minutes. The anticipation is going to really start setting in now.

When the nachos come out of the oven, sprinkle them with your favorite gyro toppings. We added some diced cucumbers, tomatoes and red onion.

Sheet pan of Greek nachos topped with tomatoes, cucumbers, tzatziki sauce and feta.

Then drizzle a bit of tzatziki sauce over the whole thing to bring it all together. Don’t go crazy, just a bit to give that pop.

You can always serve some extra tzatziki on the side for dipping if you would like. Just don’t risk making things soggy by adding too much at the jump.

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Shredded chicken nachos are always a hit. They are perfect as a snack or as the main meal.

Loaded BBQ pulled pork nachos are loaded with flavor and texture. They are perfect for game day, as a fun dinner or an appetizer for a party.

Buffalo chicken nachos are crunchy tortilla chips topped with buffalo chicken, homemade cheese sauce and your favorite toppings. It’s a perfect game day snack!

Hand holding pita chip topped with meat, cucumber, tomatoes, feta and tzatziki sauce.

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Sheet pan filled with gyro inspired nachos topped with feta, cucumbers, tomatoes, tzatziki and more.

Gyro Nachos

Servings: 8 Servings
Author: Carlee
Tasty Greek nachos with all of the best toppings on top make for a great appetizer or a fun dinner. Pile them up with gyro inspired meat, plenty of veggies and a drizzle of tzatziki.
5 from 10 ratings
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes


  • 1 pound ground lamb or venison, beef or turkey
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 small red onion divided
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 12 oz pita chips
  • 3 oz cumbled feta
  • 1 roma tomato diced
  • 1 small cucumber diced
  • ½ cup tzatziki sauce


  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Start browning ground meat in a large skillet.
    1 pound ground lamb
  • Meanwhile dice ¼ of the onion and set aside.
    1 small red onion
  • Process the remaining onion, garlic and seasonings into a paste in a food processor or blender. Add a couple of teaspoons of water if needed to make a paste. (If you can't make a paste, finely dice everything and proceed.)
    4 cloves garlic, 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, 2 teaspoons dried oregano, ¾ teaspoon salt, ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Put paste in pan with meat and continue to cook until the meat is cooked through and any excess liquid has evaporated.
  • Arrange chips over a rimmed sheet pan. Top with meat and feta cheese.
    12 oz pita chips, 3 oz cumbled feta
  • Put in oven for 7-10 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with reserved diced onion, tomato, and cucumbers. Drizzle with tzatziki.
    1 roma tomato, 1 small cucumber, ½ cup tzatziki sauce
  • Serve immediately.


Serving: 1ServingCalories: 407kcalCarbohydrates: 32gProtein: 21gFat: 21gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 66mgSodium: 734mgFiber: 2gSugar: 4g

Nutritional Disclaimer

“Cooking With Carlee” is not a dietitian or nutritionist, and any nutritional information shared is an estimate. If calorie count and other nutritional values are important to you, we recommend running the ingredients through whichever online nutritional calculator you prefer. Calories and other nutritional values can vary quite a bit depending on which brands were used.

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Monday 3rd of May 2021

Wow, I love nachos and these look amazing!


Monday 3rd of May 2021

Thank you so much!


Monday 3rd of May 2021

I can’t wait to try this!! Do you have a favorite tzatziki recipe?

Andrea Nine

Monday 3rd of May 2021

What a great idea! These look yummy and a lot of fun too. Have a great start to your week!


Monday 3rd of May 2021

They were even more tasty than I had imagined, thank you!