Simple steps for Greek-style beef pita : The Marbled Meat Club

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Simple steps for Greek-style beef pita

Simple steps for Greek-style beef pita

Stir-fried beef is stuffed into pitas and topped with your family’s favorite veggies like cucumbers and olives.

INGREDIENTS

1 pound beef Sirloin Tip Steaks, cut 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick

1 tablespoon lemon pepper

2 to 3 teaspoons vegetable oil

3/4 cup plain or seasoned hummus

4 whole wheat pita breads, cut crosswise in half

No. Servings:

4 servings

Cooking time:

20 to 25 minutes

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Stack beef steaks; cut lengthwise in half, then crosswise into 1-inch wide strips. Combine beef and lemon pepper in medium bowl.
  2. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add 1/2 of beef; stir-fry 1 to 3 minutes or until outside surface of beef is no longer pink. (Do not overcook.) Remove from skillet. Repeat with remaining beef, adding remaining 1 teaspoon oil to skillet, if necessary.
  3. Spread hummus evenly in pita pockets. Fill with equal amounts of beef and toppings, as desired.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION FOR GREEK-STYLE BEEF PITA

Nutrition information per serving: 333 calories; 16 g fat (4 g saturated fat; 7 g monounsaturated fat); 68 mg cholesterol; 581 mg sodium; 22 g carbohydrate; 4.8 g fiber; 29 g protein; 7.7 mg niacin; 0.6 mg vitamin B6; 1.4 mcg vitamin B12; 3.5 mg iron; 38.9 mcg selenium; 5.4 mg zinc; 92.7 mg choline.
This recipe is an excellent source of fiber, protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc; and a good source of choline.
Image/recipe courtesy of the Beef Checkoff and www.BeefItsWhatsForDinner.com

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