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Beef Souvlaki

Beef Souvlaki

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 446
  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Broil: 7 mins
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Ingredients

Sandwiches
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Greek seasoning or 1/2 teaspoon each dried oregano, minced onion and majoram
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon each salt and pepper
  • 4 whole wheat pitas
  • 2 cups leaf lettuce, shredded
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
Sauce
  • 1/2 cucumber, grated
  • 1 7 - ounce container Greek 2% yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons chopped mint
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon each salt and pepper

Directions

Sandwiches
  1. Heat broiler. In a large bowl, combine ground beef, Greek seasoning, garlic, lemon juice and salt and pepper. Divide into 16 pieces, shaping into balls, and thread onto 2 or 3 metal skewers. Coat broiler pan with nonstick cooking spray; place skewers on pan. Set aside.
Sauce
  1. Squeeze excess water from cucumber in paper towels. In a small bowl, stir cucumber, yogurt, mint, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Set aside.
  1. Wrap pitas in foil and place in bottom of oven. Broil skewers for 4 minutes. Carefully flip over and broil an additional 3 minutes. Remove warmed pitas from oven. Top each with some sauce, shredded lettuce, 4 pieces meat and 2 tablespoons feta.

Nutrition Information for Beef Souvlaki

Servings Per Recipe: 4
PER SERVING: 446 cal., 16 g total fat (8 g sat. fat), 88 mg chol., 783 mg sodium, 42 g carb. (6 g fiber), 36 g pro.

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