Greek Beef Pitas

The recipe Greek Beef Pitas could satisfy your Mediterranean craving in approximately 25 minutes. One portion of this dish contains roughly 35g of protein, 13g of fat, and a total of 435 calories. For $3.27 per serving, you get a main course that serves 4. 141 person were glad they tried this recipe. This recipe from Taste of Home requires tomato, cucumber, salt, and plain greek yogurt. With a spoonacular score of 88%, this dish is excellent. If you like this recipe, take a look at these similar recipes: Greek Pitas, Greek Pepper Pitas, and Greek Steak Pitas.

Servings: 4

Preparation duration: 15 minutes

Cooking duration: 10 minutes



1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)

1/2 cup chopped peeled cucumber

1 teaspoon dill weed

3 garlic cloves, minced

1 small onion, chopped

1 teaspoon dried oregano

4 whole pita breads, warmed

1 cup reduced-fat plain Greek yogurt

3/4 teaspoon salt, divided

1 medium tomato, chopped

Additional chopped tomatoes and cucumber, optional


frying pan


Cooking instruction summary:

Directions In a large skillet, cook beef, onion and garlic over medium heat 8-10 minutes or until beef is no longer pink and vegetables are tender, breaking up beef into crumbles; drain. Stir in oregano and 1/2 teaspoon salt. In a small bowl, mix yogurt, tomato, cucumber, dill and remaining salt. Spoon 3/4 cup beef mixture over each pita bread; top with 3 tablespoons yogurt sauce. If desired, top with additional tomatoes and cucumbers. Serve with remaining yogurt sauce. Yield: 4 servings. Originally published as Greek Beef Pitas in Simple & Delicious April/May 2014 window._taboola = window._taboola || []; _taboola.push({ mode: 'thumbnails-i', container: 'taboola-native-stream-thumbnails', placement: 'Native Stream Thumbnails Redesign', target_type: 'mix' });

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