Gyro Nutrition Facts



Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Gyro.

Calories

There are 723 calories in Gyro.

723

Nutrition Facts
Gyro
Serving Size:

1

sandwich (390 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 354
Calories 723

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 grams

Saturated Fat 16 grams

Trans Fat 0 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.1 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 17 grams

Cholesterol 163 milligrams

Sodium 1840 milligrams

Potassium 898 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 43 grams

Dietary Fiber 3.4 grams

Sugars 6.8 grams
Protein 47 grams
11%

Vitamin A

24%

Vitamin C

18%

Calcium

30%

Iron

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Category
Food / Beverages > Bakery / Deli > Prepared & Preserved Foods > Burritos / Sandwiches / Wraps (Perishable)

How long would it take to burn off 720 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 195 minutes
Running (6mph) 70 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 100 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

What is gyro meat made of?

While we love the warm, plush pita and cooling condiments, the gyro meat is the real star. It’s classically made from lamb, a combo of lamb and beef, or even chicken, is very generously seasoned with salt, herbs and spices, and is nothing sort of an impossible-not-to-love flavor explosion.

Is gyro a lamb or chicken?

Gyros uses chicken or lamb marinated with herbs and spices and then threaded onto a vertical rotisserie-style cooker, then sliced directly off into smaller bite-sized pieces which are stuffed into a pita with a salad and wrapped.

What does gyro meat mean?

Made with stacked meat that has been cooked on a vertical rotisserie, “gyro” means “round” in Greek. In Greece, gyros are traditionally made with pork, but chicken is also common, and the slices of meat are stacked on a spit. American gyros, meanwhile, are typically made from a loaf comprised of ground beef and lamb.

Is a gyro lamb or goat?

Preparation. In Greece, gyros is normally made with pork, though other meats are used in other countries. Chicken is common, and lamb or beef may be found more rarely. Typical American mass-produced gyros are made with finely ground beef mixed with lamb.

Are gyros healthy?

Gyro is mostly made of lamb meat, which is considered to be low in calories and rich in protein. As you can see, eating lamb meat provides you with needed vitamins and minerals. On the other hand, you may be a little worried about its higher fat and cholesterol content.

How is gyro pronounced?



That gyro has two main pronunciations: /YEE-roh/ and /ZHIHR-oh/. The sandwich gyro was borrowed into English from Modern Greek in the 1970s and English speakers have given it an approximation of the Greek pronunciation. The earlier gyro has been fully phonetically anglicized.

Is a gyro a taco?

The gyro sandwich (which is correctly but not often pronounced as “yee-ro”) is a traditional Greek sandwich. It’s a little bit like a taco and a hamburger had a baby. It is, however, uniquely and completely Greek.

What part of lamb is gyro?

It’s a big win, of course, that Welsh lamb is above all super tasty – and there’s a cut to suit every lamb recipe. I used a half shoulder of lamb in this gyros recipe, but you could use diced lamb to make my souvlaki recipe and serve it in the same way.