Ground Beef Gyros

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Servings: 8
READY IN
20mins
Ingredients
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 4 plum tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 8 small pita pocket bread, cut in half, warmed (4-inch diameter)
  • SEASONING
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon pepper
  • SAUCE
  • 2⁄3 cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1⁄3 cup cucumber, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons onions, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons fresh parsley, chopped
Directions
  • In small bowl, combine Yogurt Sauce ingredients, mixing well. Cover and refrigerate.
  • Heat oven to 350ºF.
  • In medium bowl, combine ground beef and seasoning ingredients, mixing lightly but thoroughly.
  • Divide beef mixture into 16 equal portions and shape into patties 2 inches in diameter.
  • Place patties on rack in broiler pan.
  • Bake in oven 10 minutes or until no longer pink OR GRILL over medium heat.
  • To serve, place equal amounts of beef and tomato in each pita half; top with yogurt sauce.