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Greek Beef Pitas

 Greek Beef Pitas
A local fast-food pita restaurant inspired me to make my own Greek-style sandwiches at home. Add olives if you like. —Nancy Sousley, Lafayette, Indiana
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
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  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1 cup reduced-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped peeled cucumber
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • 4 whole pita breads, warmed
  • Additional chopped tomatoes and cucumber, optional

Directions

  • In a large skillet, cook beef, onion and garlic over medium heat 8-10
  • minutes or until beef is no longer pink and vegetables are tender,
  • breaking up beef into crumbles; drain. Stir in oregano and 1/2
  • teaspoon salt.
  • In a small bowl, mix yogurt, tomato, cucumber, dill and remaining
  • salt. Spoon 3/4 cup beef mixture over each pita bread; top with 3
  • tablespoons yogurt sauce. If desired, top with additional tomatoes
  • and cucumbers. Serve with remaining yogurt sauce. Yield: 4 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (calculated without optional toppings) equals 407 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 74 mg cholesterol, 851 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 34 g protein.