Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Ground Beef Gyros

This week I am focusing on Ground Beef and trying new recipes with it. This is one I made tonight. It was yummy. For those on a low carb diet, you can eliminate the pita...make a base salad of lettuce, tomato, cucumbers, and onions (if you like onions), crumble up the meat on the salad and use the cucumber sauce as dressing. I got this recipe off of recipezaar.com.

Ground Beef Gyros
This is a great summer meal and quick and easy to put together and tastes wonderful. Refreshing served with the cucumber sauce and is even low in fat. I think this came from Quick Cooking. It's a favorite in our house. SERVES 4

Ingredients

Filling

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine first 5 ingredients.
  2. Cover and refrigerate.
  3. In separate bowl, combine ground beef and seasonings.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Shape into 4 patties.
  6. Grill, covered, (you can also use a toaster oven or broil these) over medium to high heat for 10 to 12 minutes or until meat is no longer pink, turning once.
  7. Cut patties into thin slices.
  8. Stuff into pitas.
  9. Add lettuce, tomato, and onion.
  10. Serve with yogurt sauce.

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