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

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David Jaenike: "Fantastic! Family all loved it. Will certainly be…" Read More
18Ingredients
8Hours
180Calories
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Ingredients

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5 SERVINGS
  • 2 pounds beef stew meat (or chuck roast, cut into bite size pieces or strips)
  • 1 onion (large, thinly sliced)
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • pita (Warmed, folds)
  • sliced tomatoes
  • lettuce
  • 1 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1 cup cucumber (diced, seeded and shredded)
  • 1 tablespoon dried dill (or 2 Tbsp fresh dill)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 garlic clove (minced)
  • salt
  • pepper
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    180Calories
    Sodium
    Fat
    Protein
    Carbs
    Fiber
    Calories180Calories from Fat120
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat13g20%
    Saturated Fat2.5g13%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol5mg2%
    Sodium590mg25%
    Potassium280mg8%
    Protein4g8%
    Calories from Fat120
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate15g5%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Sugars5g10%
    Vitamin A30%
    Vitamin C20%
    Calcium10%
    Iron8%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(20)

    David Jaenike 2 months ago
    Fantastic! Family all loved it. Will certainly be making this on a monthly basis
    Valerie W. 9 months ago
    The beef stew meat was chewy - I don't know why, but it was. The flavor was okay and I had to drain the meat because there was so much juice. The sauce was okay also. I think I'll look for another gyro recipe.
    Kendra Howland a year ago
    Great! Love it! I keep making it
    Kim Tuyls a year ago
    Not really gyros but still real good in its own way. Tztaki is geat. Leftover meat srambled with eggs and cheese made another supper.
    Crawford 2 years ago
    Super easy and tasted good only thing missing was feta cheese.
    Jenny M. 2 years ago
    A bit liquidy for gyros but very tasty. Served the leftovers over rice which was awesome.
    Ayana Bembry 3 years ago
    Meat had a very weird texture and was dry I’m going to try and make it on the stove next time.
    Miller 3 years ago
    Pretty tasty! I will make these again.
    BHatchettman .. 4 years ago
    I used Cavenders's Greek seasoning to season the meat and it was delish.
    Julie 4 years ago
    Not really what I was expecting, just tasted like stew meat
    Ksandra Morigeau 4 years ago
    It was delecious! loved the sauce!
    Des 4 years ago
    Not bad. The tzatziki sauce was awesome and the beef was tender. I didnt use as much meat so I was able to cook on high for 4hours in my slow cooker. Hubby was ok with the meal but he wanted a sweet donair sauce instead. All in all a decent recipe.
    Corazon Leo 4 years ago
    loved everything about it. it was very easy to make. i like how it shows you how to make your own sauce
    Eric Spencer 4 years ago
    excellent meal. it deserves the 5 stars if you season more than it says. i added 3/4 tsp of cinnamon (very greek), onion powder, and a general greek seasoning. when putting the wrap together i added diced feta and a small amount of red onion. Greek food is bold and this recipe can get there without adding much fat or calories.
    Clay 4 years ago
    Meat was very tender. Amp up the spice/flavor in both meat and tzatziki. Instead of 2 lbs beef stew meat, I’ve been doing 1 lb beef and 1 lb chicken breast in the crock-pot. Then finish in a cast iron on the stove to get a little char on the meat.
    Hi Nicki 4 years ago
    Needed a little more spice in the meat. The sauce was delicious
    Samuel J. 4 years ago
    it was decent, the meat lacks the exceptional quality of true gyro
    Matt C. 4 years ago
    Turned out good. Used stew meat. Was done at 6 hours on low. Used flat bread instead of pita.
    Danielle W. 4 years ago
    Pretty good! Family liked it...will need to add a few more seasoning to the meat...but great!
    Melissa Rhoton 5 years ago
    I followed it exactly but added feta cheese to the tzatziki sauce and it made the sauce better! My husband and I really enjoyed the meal. My 11 year old liked the meat and my 7 year old only liked the bread. That's why I didn't give it 5 stars because it didn't please the whole family and it wasn't out of this world delicious but was good. I'd definitely make again in a pinch or for something different!

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