Linda Gassenheimer
Linda Gassenheimer has been writing for the Herald since 1987. Her column, Dinner in Minutes, features quick and easy dinners using foods bought in one stop at the supermarket. Her Helpful Hints and Shopping List make getting dinner on the table a no-brainer event. Linda is the author of fourteen cookbooks. Her newest books are The Portion Plan: How to Eat the Foods You Love and Still Lose Weight and Prevention's Fit and Fast Meals in Minutes. You can hear Linda on WLRN 91.3 FM every Thursday 1:30-2 p.m. Visit Linda's Web site, DinnerInMinutes.com, for quick and easy recipes.

Email Linda at lgassenheimer@miamiherald.com.

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Dinner in minutes: Easy gyro sandwiches with tzatziki

Gyros are pita bread sandwiches filled with meat, lettuce, tomatoes and the yogurt sauce tzatziki. They were traditionally made with compressed meat: ground beef or lamb mixed with spices and packed onto a spit that rotates in front of a fire until the meat is cooked. Today, many gyros are made with strips of marinated beef.