Slow Cooker (Crock Pot) Beef Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce Recipe


Tender pieces of beef with soft onions, juicy tomatoes, crisp lettuce, creamy cucumber yogurt sauce all wrapped up in soft, melt in your mouth pita bread. And the best part of slow cooker beef gyros is that the beef is made in the slow cooker freeing up your time and making your kitchen smell good all day long.



Yield: 4-6 servings

INGREDIENTS

FOR BEEF:
2 lbs beef stew meat or chuck roast (cut into bite size pieces or strips)
1 large onion, thinly sliced
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
1 Tbsp minced garlic
1 tsp dried oregano
½ tsp salt
¼ tsp pepper
2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
Warmed pita folds
Sliced tomatoes and lettuce, for serving

FOR THE TZATZIKI SAUCE (CUCUMBER YOGURT DRESSING)
1 cup plain Greek yogurt
1 cup diced cucumber, seeded and shredded
1 Tbsp dried dill or 2 Tbsp fresh dill
1/4 tsp salt
1 garlic clove, minced
Salt and pepper

INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Add beef to the slow cooker.
  2. Combine ¼ cup olive oil, garlic, oregano, salt,pepper and lemon juice in a small bowl. Pour over the meat and toss to coat, in the slow cooker. Toss in the sliced onions.
  3. Visit Slow Cooker (Crock Pot) Beef Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce @ 365daysofcrockpot.com for full instructions.

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