30 Minute Ground Beef Gyros Recipe


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons oregano
  • 2 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4-1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

For the toppings

  • Pita bread, warmed
  • Tzatziki sauce, store bought or homemade
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Shredded Lettuce
  • Crumbled feta cheese
  • Banana Peppers


  1. To make the gyro meat, heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until just starting to soften, about 3 minutes. Add the ground beef and cook until no pink remains. Stir in the garlic and cook until fragrant. Season with oregano, salt, and black pepper. Drain off most of the excess fat.
  2. To serve, pile the meat in warmed pita bread and top with tzatziki, tomatoes, lettuce, and banana peppers if desired.
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