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Greek Style Beef PitaGreek Style Beef Pita

Prepared by: Susan Mills-Gray,
Nutrition Specialist,

University of Missouri Extension

June 22, 2014


Yield: 4 Servings



  • 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



  • Stack beef steaks; cut lengthwise in half, then crosswise into 1-inch wide strips. Combine beef and lemon pepper in medium bowl.

  • 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.

  • Spread hummus evenly in pita pockets. Fill with equal amounts of beef and toppings, as desired.


Nutrition information per serving 

Calories: 420

Total Fat: 13g

Saturated fat: 3g

Monounsaturated fat: 5g

Cholesterol: 75mg

Sodium: 723mg

Carbohydrates: 44g

Fiber: 6.6g
Protein: 32g


(Source: National Beef Council)



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