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Beef Gyros

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

5 servings

Going out to restaurants got to be expensive for our family, so I came up with this homemade beef gyro. Usually, I set out the fixings so everyone can assemble their own. My husband and our two busy teens request them often. —Sheri Scheerhorn, Hills, Minnesota
Beef Gyros Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 cup ranch salad dressing
  • 1/2 cup chopped seeded peeled cucumber
  • 1 pound beef top sirloin steak, cut into thin strips
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 5 whole pita breads, warmed
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1/2 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2-1/2 cups shredded lettuce

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine salad dressing and cucumber; set aside. In a large skillet, cook beef in oil over medium heat until no longer pink.
  2. Layer half of each pita with steak, tomato, olives, onion, cheese, lettuce and dressing mixture. Fold each pita over filling; secure with toothpicks.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 654 calories, 41g fat (9g saturated fat), 57mg cholesterol, 1086mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 30g protein.

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