Bake-Off® Contest 46, 2013
Largo, Florida

Chicken and Spinach Biscuit Gyros

Craving gyros? Try this 30-minute take using home-style biscuits and premade tzatziki.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
box (9 oz) Green Giant™ frozen chopped spinach
1
lb ground chicken
2
teaspoons finely chopped garlic
1
can Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Homestyle refrigerated buttermilk biscuits (8 ct)
1
small red onion, thinly sliced
1
large tomato, cut in half, sliced
1
container (12 oz) tzatziki

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  • 1 Microwave frozen spinach as directed on box, 3 to 4 minutes to thaw. Squeeze dry with paper towels. In medium bowl, mix spinach, ground chicken, garlic and 1 teaspoon salt. Shape into 8 (6x1-inch) logs. Heat 12-inch skillet over medium-low heat. Cook logs 5 minutes; turn. Cover and reduce heat to low; cook 10 minutes. Uncover; cook 5 minutes longer or until thermometer inserted in center of logs reads 165°F and meat is browned.
  • 2 Meanwhile, spray 11-inch griddle or 12-inch skillet with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray; heat over medium-low heat until hot. Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Place 2 biscuits on waxed paper; flatten slightly. Cover with waxed paper; roll each biscuit into 8x4 1/2-inch oval. Place on griddle. Cook 2 to 4 minutes per side or until golden brown and no longer doughy. Repeat with remaining biscuits. Cover with foil and keep warm.
  • 3 Place chicken log in center of each biscuit flatbread. Top with onion slices, tomato slices and sauce. Fold flatbread around filling.
  • 1 Microwave frozen spinach as directed on box, 3 to 4 minutes to thaw. Squeeze dry with paper towels. In medium bowl, mix spinach, ground chicken, garlic and 1 teaspoon salt. Shape into 8 (6x1-inch) logs. Heat 12-inch skillet over medium-low heat. Cook logs 5 minutes; turn. Cover and reduce heat to low; cook 10 minutes. Uncover; cook 5 minutes longer or until thermometer inserted in center of logs reads 165°F and meat is browned.
  • 2 Meanwhile, spray 11-inch griddle or 12-inch skillet with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray; heat over medium-low heat until hot. Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Place 2 biscuits on waxed paper; flatten slightly. Cover with waxed paper; roll each biscuit into 8x4 1/2-inch oval. Place on griddle. Cook 2 to 4 minutes per side or until golden brown and no longer doughy. Repeat with remaining biscuits. Cover with foil and keep warm.
  • 3 Place chicken log in center of each biscuit flatbread. Top with onion slices, tomato slices and sauce. Fold flatbread around filling.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Tzatziki is a yogurt sauce mixed with cucumbers. If you can’t find tzatziki look for Greek yogurt veggie dip containing cucumber, dill and feta at your grocery store.

Moisten hands with water to easily shape chicken mixture into logs.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
4 1/2g,
4 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
690mg
690%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
12g
12%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
60%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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