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Grilled Steak Gyros

Greek Gyros Follow Me on Pinterest My daughter, Lexie, has an obsession with the Greek culture.  Most of it stems from learning Greek mythology in school and reading the popular Perseus Jackson book series.  So, whenever she has the option, she likes to try Greek foods.  I don’t have much experience cooking Greek recipes, so I’m trying different ones.  Gyros are delicious street food style “sandwiches” that are packed with flavor and are usually topped with a cool and creamy Tzatziki sauce.  Gyros are typically made with a combination of ground beef and lamb that has been formed into a type of firm meatloaf and roasted over a spit.  Once cooked, the meat is sliced thin and placed on warmed pita breads, then topped with sliced red onion, tomatoes and Tzatziki sauce.  YUM!


I didn’t have access to ground lamb, so I decided to use a homemade marinade to season a large piece of skirt steak, then grill and slice it to get some of the same flavors.  I thought they tasted awesome!  The Tzatziki sauce was wonderful too and is great as a leftover to use as a dip for veggies or with crackers.




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Jennifer Locklin is the writer of Jennifer Cooks, a vibrant food blog that features all kinds of recipes from home cooking to foods from around the world. She is passionate about cooking and food photography.

Jennifer and her husband, Quinton are also Realtors® in Central Texas.

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