Stir-Fried Beef Gyros in Pita Pockets

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 pound beef round tip steaks, cut 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, halved, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 pita breads, cut in half, warmed
  • 2 small tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup prepared cucumber ranch dressing

Directions

  • Stack beef steaks; cut lengthwise in half, then crosswise into 1-inch wide strips. Toss with garlic and oregano.
  • Heat 2 teaspoons oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add onion; stir-fry 3 to 4 minutes. Remove.
  • Heat 1 teaspoon oil in same skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add 1/2 of beef; stir-fry 1 minute or until outside surface of beef is no longer pink. (Do not overcook.) Remove. Repeat with remaining beef.
  • Return beef and onion to skillet; heat through. Season with salt and pepper. Serve in pita pockets with tomatoes and dressing.
Recipe courtesy of the National Cattleman’s Beef Association

This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 506
  Calories from Fat 226 (45%)
(39%)Total Fat 25g
(37%)Saturated Fat 7g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
(26%)Cholesterol 78mg
(27%)Sodium 638mg
(18%)Potassium 621mg
Total Carbohydrate 40g
(10%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 4g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(57%)Protein 29g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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