Slow Cooker Gyros


For Beef:
2 lbs beef stew meat or chuck roast (cut into bite size pieces or strips)
1 large onion, thinly sliced
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
1 Tbsp minced garlic
1 tsp dried oregano
½ tsp salt
¼ tsp pepper
2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
Warmed pita folds
Sliced tomatoes and lettuce, for serving
For the Tzatziki Sauce (Cucumber Yogurt Dressing)
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


Add beef to the slow cooker.

Combine ¼ cup olive oil, garlic, oregano, salt,pepper and lemon juice in a small bowl. Pour over the meat and toss to coat, in the slow cooker. Toss in the sliced onions.

Cover and cook on LOW for 6-10 hours (depending on your slow cooker) or until beef is extremely tender. (If it’s not tender, it’s not done yet).

Remove lid and salt and pepper to taste. If desired, break up the meat into smaller bite-size pieces.

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

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