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The Easiest Rosemary Lamb Gyro Meat

This is the Easiest Rosemary Lamb Gyro Meat recipe. It is as easy as making meatloaf. Mix the ingredients in a food processor, press it into a pan, cook, and one hour later, you have homemade lamb gyro meat.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 6 servings
Author: lovecheflaura


  • 2 pounds ground lamb
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 tsp dried marjoram
  • 1 sprig fresh rosemary, stem removed about 1 tbsp
  • 2 tsp parsley, fresh or dried
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp salt


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • In a food processor, add onion, garlic, marjoram, rosemary, parsley, salt, and black pepper. Process until the mixture almost becomes a paste like consistency
  • Add the ground lamb to the food processor and process until the onion mixture and lamb are well incorporated and the lamb meat is finely ground
  • In a bread loaf pan, add the meat mixture and spread out evenly
  • Place in the preheated oven and cook for about an hour or until the internal temperature reaches 170 degrees 
  • Once cooked, remove from the oven and allow to rest for ten minutes before cutting