Ground Beef Gyros
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Deeeeee-licious gyros made with ground beef. All the amazing gyros flavors soaked into the ground beef and wrapped up with the traditional gyros garnishes! Don’t skip out on any of the garnishes! Enjoy!

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
  • Garnish: - red onion slices**
  • Garnish: - cucumber slices**
  • Side: - naan bread**
  • Side: - tzatziki sauce**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. 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.
  2. Prepare the garnishes.
  3. Serve Ground Beef Gyros in pita or naan bread with red onion slices, cucumber slices and tzatziki sauce.

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.

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 wrap up in pita or naan bread with garnishes.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Unfortunately, omitting the tzatziki sauce isn’t a great option for these gyros.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Unfortunately, there isn’t a great gluten-free option for this meal.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Ground Beef Gyros

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and reheat in skillet. Once warmed, spoon into pita or naan bread.
Serve with red onion and cucumber slices and tzatziki sauce.