Grilled Ground Beef Gyros
Recipe type: Main
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Serves: 4
Delicious gyros prepared right at home on your grill. You will flip for this easy and delicious recipe.
  • 1 (8 ounce) container plain yogurt
  • ⅓ cup chopped seeded cucumber
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onions (I did omit since we don't like onions)
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Filling: 1 lb lean ground beef (or you can use ground turkey)
  • 1½ teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¾ teaspoon pepper
  • 4 pita breads (store-bought or you can try my easy bread machine pita)
  • 3 cups shredded lettuce
  • large tomato, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  1. In a bowl, combine first 5 ingredients.
  2. Cover and refrigerate. In separate bowl, combine ground beef and seasonings. Mix well.
  3. Shape into 4 patties.
  4. Grill, covered, over medium to high heat for 10 to 12 minutes or until meat is no longer pink, turning once.
  5. Cut patties into thin slices.
  6. Stuff into pitas. Add lettuce, tomato, and onion.
  7. Serve with yogurt sauce.
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