Lemon-Herb Gyros Recipe
- 2 pounds ground beef
- 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley or 2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 1/3 cup lemon juice
- 1/4 cup beef broth
- 2 tablespoons minced fresh oregano or 2 teaspoons dried oregano
- 2 beef bouillon cubes
- 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh basil or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 6 pita breads, halved
- 1 large onion, sliced
- 1 large tomato, sliced
- Ranch salad dressing
- 1. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add parsley and garlic; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Stir in lemon juice, broth, oregano, bouillon, basil, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Spoon about 1/3 cupful into each pita half. Add onion and tomato. Drizzle with salad dressing. Yield: 6 servings.
Team-up Lemon-Gyros and a light pasta or rice salad for a mouth-watering meal.
1 each: 427 calories, 15g fat (6g saturated fat), 74mg cholesterol, 1142mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 33g protein.