Mediterranean Beef Pitas
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Total Recipe Time: 20 to 25 minutes
Makes 4 servings
1 pound beef Sirloin Tip Steaks, cut 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick
1 tablespoon lemon pepper
4 pita breads, cut crosswise in half
3/4 cup plain or seasoned hummus
Sliced cucumber, tomatoes, red onions
|1.||Stack beef steaks; cut lengthwise in half, then crosswise into 1-inch wide strips. Combine beef and lemon pepper in medium bowl.|
|2.||Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add 1/2 of beef; stir-fry 1 to 3 minutes or until outside surface of beef is no longer pink. (Do not overcook.) Remove from skillet. Repeat with remaining beef. Season with salt, as desired.|
|3.||Fill pita pockets with equal amounts of steak, hummus and toppings, as desired.|
Nutrition information per serving: 368 calories; 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat; 4 g monounsaturated fat); 54 mg cholesterol; 649 mg sodium; 42 g carbohydrate; 4.8 g fiber; 27 g protein; 6.2 mg niacin; 0.4 mg vitamin B6; 0.9 mcg vitamin B12; 4.4 mg iron; 36.9 mcg selenium; 4.5 mg zinc.
This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, iron, selenium and zinc; a good source of fiber and vitamin B12.