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Beef Pitas with Yogurt Sauce

I've always wanted to tour the Mediterranean, but this is as close as I'll get...for now. Top these gyros with a yogurt sauce that doubles as a dip for pita chips. —Daniel Anderson, Kenosha, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fat-free plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon plus 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1 pound beef top sirloin steak, cut into thin strips
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh rosemary
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 large sweet onion, sliced
  • 4 whole pita breads, warmed

Directions

  • In a small bowl, mix yogurt, parsley, garlic and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Toss beef with herbs, pepper and remaining salt.
  • In a large cast-iron or other heavy skillet, heat 2 teaspoons oil over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook and stir until tender, 4-6 minutes. Remove from pan.
  • In same skillet, heat remaining oil over medium-high heat. Add beef; cook and stir until no longer pink, 2-3 minutes. Serve on pitas; top with onion and sauce.
Nutrition Facts
1 filled pita with 1/4 cup sauce: 405 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 47mg cholesterol, 784mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 2g fiber), 33g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 3 lean meat, 1 fat.

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