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Beef Pitas with Yogurt Sauce

Begin your Greek menu with our Test Kitchen's tasty version of a traditional gyro with tender seasoned beef and sautéed onions. Top it with a very easy to make yogurt sauce that doubles as a dip for warmed pita chips and is also great on Greek salads. Serving Accompaniment: Greek Vegetable Salad. Recipe published in Simple & Delicious July/August 2007.

  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook time: 10 Minutes


  • 1 cup(s) (8 ounces) fat-free plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup(s) minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) minced garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) salt
  • PITAS:
  • 1 teaspoon(s) dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon(s) minced fresh rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) pepper
  • 1 pound(s) beef top sirloin steak, cut into thin strips
  • 1 large sweet onion, sliced
  • 4 teaspoon(s) olive oil, divided
  • 4 whole pita breads, warmed


• For sauce, in a small bowl, combine the yogurt, parsley, garlic and salt. Refrigerate until serving.

• In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the oregano, rosemary, salt and pepper; add beef. Seal bag and toss to coat.

• In a large nonstick skillet, saute onion in 2 teaspoons oil until golden brown. Remove and keep warm. Saute beef in remaining oil until no longer pink.

• Serve beef and onion on pitas with yogurt sauce.

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