Cook time: 30 mins
Cook time: 30 mins
Prep time: 15 mins
Prep time: 15 mins
Serves: 4
Serves: 4

Don't panic, a HEALTHY take on the Doner Kebab can be done...


  • 1 heaped tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • half tsp ground cumin
  • half tsp chilli flakes
  • good pinch white pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • grated zest and juice half lemon
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • half slice wholemeal bread, crumbled
  • 250g 10% fat minced lamb
  • 4 wholemeal pitta breads
  • 4 large servings salad (cucumber, iceberg lettuce, tomatoes and red onion)
  • juice half lemon, to serve


  1. Add the oregano, cinnamon, cumin, chilli, pepper, garlic, lemon zest and juice to a bowl, along with the egg and crumbled bread. Mix well with a fork, breaking up the bread further.
  2. Mix in the lamb and set aside for 10 minutes. Mix again and shape into a loaf about 6cm in diameter and 13.5cm in length.
  3. Place on a baking sheet and cook in a preheated oven 190°C/gas 5 for 25–30 minutes.
  4. Allow to cool for 5 minutes, then slice thinly, and stuff into pitta breads full of salad. Drizzle with lemon juice and serve.