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Grilled Beef Gyros

  Onion 1 Medium, cut in to chunks
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Ground mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger/2 teaspoon minced fresh ginger root 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Soy sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Boneless beef sirloin tip roast 3 Pound, cut into 1/4 inch slices (1 Roast, 2 To 3 Pound)
For cucumber sauce
  Cucumber 1 Medium, peeled, seeded and cut into chunks
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cider vinegar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Olive oil/Vegetable oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Sour cream 32 Ounce (2 Cups, 16 Ounce Each)
  Pita breads 10 , warmed and halved
  Thinly sliced onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Thinly sliced tomatoes 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

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 re sealable plastic bag.
Add marinade.
Seal bag and turn to coat.
Refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours.
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 bowl and stir in sour cream.
Refrigerate until serving.
Drain and discard marinade from beef.
Grill beef, covered, over medium to 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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
120 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
140 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 723 Calories from Fat 349

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g60.7%

Saturated Fat 16.9 g84.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 166.1 mg55.4%

Sodium 1539.6 mg64.1%

Total Carbohydrates 46 g15.3%

Dietary Fiber 2.5 g9.9%

Sugars 7.7 g

Protein 45 g91%

Vitamin A 17.9% Vitamin C 13.3%

Calcium 22% Iron 17.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Grilled Beef Gyros Recipe