Marinated Beef Gyros Recipe

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Marinated Beef Gyros Recipe
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Marinated Beef Gyros Recipe

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“I came across this Greek-style recipe many years ago. When I changed a couple of ingredients, I knew I had a tasty and good-for-you meal,” writes Didi Trowbridge of Wilkesport, Ontario.
MAKES:
5 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + marinating Cook: 5 min.
MAKES:
5 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + marinating Cook: 5 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 pound beef top sirloin steak, cut into thin strips
  • 2/3 cup reduced-fat cucumber ranch salad dressing
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 5 whole pita breads, warmed
  • 2 cups chopped lettuce
  • 1 cup chopped tomato
  • 1 small cucumber, peeled and sliced
  • 1 small red onion, sliced

Directions

In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first six ingredients; add beef. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for up to 24 hours.
In a small bowl, combine salad dressing and sugar; refrigerate until serving. Drain and discard marinade.
In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, saute beef for 3-4 minutes or until no longer pink. Serve on pitas with lettuce, tomato, cucumber and onion; drizzle with dressing. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Beef Gyros in Taste of Home August/September 2006, p13

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 396 calories, 14g fat (3g saturated fat), 51mg cholesterol, 1046mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 24g protein.

  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 pound beef top sirloin steak, cut into thin strips
  • 2/3 cup reduced-fat cucumber ranch salad dressing
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 5 whole pita breads, warmed
  • 2 cups chopped lettuce
  • 1 cup chopped tomato
  • 1 small cucumber, peeled and sliced
  • 1 small red onion, sliced
  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first six ingredients; add beef. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for up to 24 hours.
  2. In a small bowl, combine salad dressing and sugar; refrigerate until serving. Drain and discard marinade.
  3. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, saute beef for 3-4 minutes or until no longer pink. Serve on pitas with lettuce, tomato, cucumber and onion; drizzle with dressing. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Beef Gyros in Taste of Home August/September 2006, p13

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teutonic001 User ID: 728416 91301
Reviewed Apr. 8, 2012

"I substituted chicken Fried Steak in place of the Sirloin steak and it tasted awesome"

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sjstill User ID: 2640447 110821
Reviewed Apr. 29, 2009

"True, of course I can't think why you would want to add suger to a salad dressing."

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Bosox_MA User ID: 873283 91811
Reviewed Jan. 7, 2008

"I think I would like this better with the Greek Yogurt sauce (can't remember the correct name) Sounds good tho.

Barb"

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