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Greek Grilled Lamb Tacos

Marinated lamb is grilled until tender, with greek-inspired flavors like lemon and oregano, and served in warm tortillas with fresh greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, and tzatziki. It's an easy and delicious summer meal!

Course Grilling, Main Course
Cuisine Main Dish
Keyword Easy Grilling Recipes, Taco Recipes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Marinating Time 1 hour
Servings 6 tacos
Author Stephanie Simmons

Ingredients

Marinade

  • 1 lb American lamb stew meat
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 and 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Zest of half a large lemon
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • Generous pinch salt + pepper

For Serving

  • tortillas
  • cucumber, chopped
  • roma tomatoes, diced
  • red onion, sliced
  • fresh greens
  • tzatziki
  • feta cheese
  • a squeeze of lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Marinate the Lamb: Add the lamb to a tupperware container with all the marinade ingredients. Attach the lid tightly and shake to combine everything. Let marinate in the fridge for about 1 hour.

  2. Grill the Lamb: Heat your grill over medium heat. Add the lamb to a grill pan and cook, stirring occasionally, for 6-10 minutes. Cut into one of the larger pieces to check for doneness - if a larger piece is done, the rest should be too. Smaller pieces will be well done, and larger pieces will be medium well. The USDA recommends an internal temperature of 145degrees, followed by

  3. Serve + Store: Assemble your tacos with all the fixings! Enjoy immediately. Store leftover lamb meat in an airtight container in the fridge for 2-3 days.