Beef Gyros

Enjoy every moment of the beautiful weather by dinning poolside. This dish is a slight change from the typical lamb gyro, yet still delicious. Whether you make these beef gyros for lunch or dinner give this meal will add a Mediterranean feel as you gaze into the serene waters of your pool.


5 Servings Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1 cup ranch salad dressing
  • 1/2 cup chopped seeded peeled cucumber
  • 1 pound beef top sirloin steak, cut into thin strips
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 5 whole pita breads
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1/2 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 carton (4 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • 2-1/2 cups shredded lettuce


  • In a small bowl, combine the salad dressing and cucumber; set aside.
  • In a large skillet, brown beef in oil over medium heat until no longer pink.
  • Layer half of each pita with the steak, tomato, olives, onion, feta
  • cheese, lettuce and dressing mixture. Bring edges of each pita over filling and secure with a toothpick.
  • Yield: 5 servings.

Nutrition Facts: 1 gyro equals 654 calories, 41 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 57 mg cholesterol, 1,086 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 30 g protein.

Recipe from Taste of Home:

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