Instant Pot Beef Gyros

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Instant Pot Beef Gyros

Course Main Course
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour

Ingredients

FOR THE MEAT

  • 1 1/2 lbs beef chuck roast or beef cross rib roast, sliced into thin quarter inch strips
  • 1 large onion, sliced very thinly
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup water
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Soft pita bread
  • Lettuce
  • Tomatoes

FOR THE TZATZIKI SAUCE

  • 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, onion, oil, garlic powder, oregano, salt, pepper and lemon juice to the Instant Pot. Cover and turn the valve to “sealing.” Press manual and set the timer for 30 minutes.

  2. Once the timer beeps let the meat sit in there for 15 minutes before opening. Open the pot and stir. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

  3. Make the tzatziki sauce. Combine yogurt, cucumber, dill, salt and garlic in medium bowl. Stir until creamy and combined. Salt and pepper to taste.

  4. Serve beef over pita folds with Tzatziki sauce, onions, tomatoes and lettuce.

Recipe Notes

My Instant Pot took 10 minutes to come to pressure, then 30 minutes of cooking time plus 15 minutes of releasing the pressure. So the total time in the pot was 55 minutes.

Recipe from: 365daysofcrockpot.com

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