Slow Cooker Beef Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce
Makes 6-8 servings
2 lbs beef stew meat or chuck roast, cut into bite-sized pieces or strips
1 large onion, thinly sliced
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons garlic powder
1/2 tablespoon dried oregano leaves
1 cup plain Greek yogurt
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
2 teaspoons dried dill weed
salt and pepper to taste
cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
For tzatziki sauce, whisk together all the ingredients. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
Place beef in the slow cooker and season with salt and pepper. In a small bowl, whisk together the oil, lemon juice, garlic, and oregano, and pour mixture over beef. Cover and cook on low for 7-8 hours until beef is tender. Add extra salt and pepper to taste.
Serve beef in pitas with tzatziki sauce and toppings of choice.