Ground Beef Gyros

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 15 min 4
Ground Beef Gyros
Health Rating


450 gm Beef, ground, lean
3/4 tsp Black pepper (to taste)
1 cucumber(s) Cucumber (seeded, chopped)
1 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1 tsp Granulated sugar
3 cup shredded or chopped Iceberg lettuce
1 tsp Onion powder
1 1/2 tsp Oregano, dried (dried)
4 large pita Pita bread, whole-wheat
1 cup Plain yogurt, 2-4% M.F.
1 large Tomato (chopped)
1 tsp Salt (to taste)
1 medium Yellow onion (chopped)


In a bowl, combine yogurt, cucumber, 2 tbsp onion, garlic and sugar. Cover and refrigerate.

In separate bowl, combine ground beef and seasonings. Mix well. Shape into 4 patties.

Grill patties, covered, (you can also use a toaster oven or broil them) over medium to high heat for 10 to 12 minutes or until meat is no longer pink, turning once. Cut patties into thin slices.

Stuff each pita with one beef patty, lettuce, tomatoes and onions.

Serve with yogurt sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 478
Calories from fat 168
Calories from saturated fat 66
Total Fat 18.6 g
Saturated Fat 7.3 g
Trans Fat 0.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.5 g
Cholesterol 74 mg
Sodium 1042 mg
Potassium 879 mg
Total Carbohydrate 48 g
Dietary Fiber 7.4 g
Sugars 8.5 g
Protein 33 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 1.8
Meat 1.3
Milk Alternative 0.4
Vegetables 2.7

Energy sources