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Monday, March 23 2015

1    large  onion, sliced
1    2 pound   boneless lamb leg roast
1/2   teaspoon   lemon-pepper seasoning
1/2   teaspoon   dry mustard
1/2   cup   chicken broth
1/4   teaspoon   lemon zest
1    tablespoon   lemon juice
1    teaspoon   snipped fresh rosemary or 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
2    cloves  garlic, minced
4    large  whole wheat pita bread rounds, halved crosswise
8      lettuce leaves
    Yogurt Sauce (recipe below)
1    small  tomato, seeded and chopped
Yogurt Sauce
1/2   cup   plain low-fat yogurt
1/4   cup   chopped and seeded cucumber
1/2   teaspoon   lemon-pepper seasoning

Place onion in a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. Trim fat from roast. In a small bowl combine lemon-pepper seasoning and dry mustard. Sprinkle mixture evenly over the roast; rub in lightly with your fingers. Place roast in cooker. In a small bowl combine broth, lemon zest, lemon juice, rosemary and garlic. Pour over all in cooker.
Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours.
Remove meat from cooker. Using two forks, shred meat; discard fat. Place meat in a medium bowl. Using a slotted spoon, remove onion from cooker and stir into meat mixture. Discard cooking liquid in cooker.
To serve, open pita bread halves to form pockets. Place a lettuce leaf in each pita half. Spoon meat into pita halves. Top meat with Yogurt Sauce and chopped tomato.
Yogurt Sauce
In a small bowl stir together yogurt, cucumber and lemon-pepper seasoning. Makes about 1/2 cup.

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 293, Fat, total (g) 7, chol. (mg) 76, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 28, Monosaturated fat (g) 3, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, Trans fatty acid (g) 0, fiber (g) 4, sugar (g) 3, pro. (g) 29, vit. A (IU) 1846.43, vit. C (mg) 8.86, Thiamin (mg) 0.34, Riboflavin (mg) 0.4, Niacin (mg) 8.69, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0.39, Folate (µg) 60.48, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 3.29, sodium (mg) 515, Potassium (mg) 554, calcium (mg) 60.58, iron (mg) 3.78, Vegetables () 1, Starch () 1.5, Lean Meat () 3.5, Carb Choice () 2, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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