Greek Style Beef Pita
Prepared by: Susan Mills-Gray,
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
Total Fat: 13g
Saturated fat: 3g
Monounsaturated fat: 5g
(Source: National Beef Council)
Funded in part by USDA SNAP.
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Last update: Monday, June 23, 2014