Rating: 4.5 stars
76 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 49
  • 4 star values: 19
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 3

A spicy marinade adds zip to these grilled beef slices tucked inside pita bread. Friends from Greece gave us their recipe for the cucumber sauce, which provides a cool contrast to the hot beef. I never have to worry about leftovers when I serve these sandwiches. --Lee Rademaker Hayfork, California

Recipe Summary

cook:
20 mins
total:
40 mins
prep:
20 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist
CUCUMBER SAUCE:

Directions

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  • In a blender or food processor, place the onion, garlic, sugar, mustard, ginger, pepper and cayenne; cover and process until onion is finely chopped. Add soy sauce and water; process until blended. Place the beef in a large resealable plastic bag. Add marinade. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 1-2 hours.

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  • For sauce, combine the cucumber, garlic and salt in a blender or food processor; cover and process until cucumber is chopped. Add vinegar and oil; process until blended. Transfer to a boil; stir in sour cream. Refrigerate until serving.

  • Drain and discard marinade. Grill beef, covered, over medium-hot heat until meat reaches desired doneness. Place beef in pita halves. Top with cucumber sauce, sliced onion and chopped tomato. Refrigerate any remaining sauce.

Nutrition Facts

665 calories; protein 31.1g; carbohydrates 45.8g; fat 39.4g; cholesterol 101.3mg; sodium 1439.7mg. Full Nutrition
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