Homemade Beef Gyro’s Recipe

Homemade Beef Gyro's Recipe


Cucumber Sauce

  • 1 (16 ounce) container Greek yogurt
  • 1-Cucumber’s cucumber seeded, peeled and Grated
  • 1-1/2  teaspoons dried dill weed
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

Homemade Beef Gyro's Recipe

Meat Seasoning

  • 1 lb lean ground beef (or you can use ground turkey)
  • 3 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 pita breads
  • 5 cups shredded lettuce
  • 2 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 Larger onion, chopped


  1. Line a colander with two layers of cheesecloth and place it over a bowl. Place the yogurt on the cheesecloth and cover the colander with plastic wrap. Allow yogurt to drain for several hours.
  2. Lay grated cucumber on a plate lined with paper towel; allow to drain 1 to 2 hours.
  3. Combine the drained Greek yogurt, cucumber, garlic, Dill, lemon juice, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving
  4. In separate bowl, combine ground beef and seasonings.(Garlic powder, Dried Oregano, Salt and Pepper)
  5. Shape into 4 patties and cook in a skillet until fully cooked. Cut patties into thin slices
  6. Spray nonstick spray in a large skillet over medium heat; place each pita bread into the skillet until warm and soft, about 2 minutes per pita.
  7. Stuff meat into pitas. Add lettuce, tomato, and onion and Serve with cucumber sauce.



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