Greek Beef Pita-chos
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
What a fun twist on nachos...instead of tortilla chips, we’re using pita chips for the base of this delicious Greek-flavor inspired meal. Easy to reheat this marinated ground beef, and it packs a powerful punch with the pita chips and cheese! Enjoy this fun alternative for nachos on your next Nacho Night!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - lb(s) ground beef
  • 2 - Tbsp minced onion
  • 1 - tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 - cup(s) lemon juice
  • 1/4 - cup(s) red wine vinegar
  • 2 - tsp minced garlic
  • 1 - tsp dried oregano
  • 2 - cup(s) shredded mozzarella cheese**
  • 1 - bag(s) pita chips**
  • Garnish: - red onion slices**
  • Garnish: - cucumber slices**
  • Side: - salad**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. In a large skillet, brown the ground beef with the minced onion and garlic powder. Drain and return to the skillet. Stir in the lemon juice, red wine vinegar, minced garlic and oregano. Let simmer over low heat for 5 minutes, to allow flavors to mingle and marry.
  3. Spread the pita chips onto lined baking sheet, then sprinkle the Greek-flavored ground beef over the pita chips and sprinkle the shredded mozzarella cheese over the top. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes, or until cheese has melted. Top with sliced red onion and cucumber.
  4. Serve Greek Pita-chos with side salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Brown 2 lbs. ground beef with 4 Tbsp minced onion and 2 tsp garlic powder. Drain and set aside to cool.2

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • Half of the browned ground beef
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp dried oregano

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the skillet to reheat and then assemble “pita-chos” as directed with pita chips, the warmed ground beef and shredded mozzarella cheese. Bake as directed.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Unfortunately, there is not a great dairy-free option for this meal.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Unfortunately, there is not a great gluten-free option for this meal.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Greek Beef Pita-chos

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and reheat in skillet. Then assemble “pita-chos” with pita chips, warmed ground beef and shredded mozzarella cheese. Bake at 350 F for 10 minutes, or until cheese has melted.
Serve with sliced red onion and cucumbers and side salad.