Grilled Steak Souvlaki

Grilled Steak Souvlaki
Source: Recipes for Healthy Living. Recipe Credit: .
Summary

This is a great savory dish that will go well with some other grilled vegetables like eggplant or bell peppers. Try this simple recipe for grilled zucchini with feta cheese to complete your plate

  • Prep time
    40 min
  • Cook time
    10 min
  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    3 oz. steak, 1/2 whole grain pita, 2 Tbsp. sauce
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    3 oz. steak, 1/2 whole grain pita, 2 Tbsp. sauce
  • Amount per serving Calories 340

  • Total Fat 17g
    • Saturated Fat 3.5g
  • Cholesterol 60mg
  • Sodium 370mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 22g
    • Dietary Fiber 4g
    • Total Sugars 1g
  • Protein 25g
  • Potassium 430mg

Choices/Exchanges: 3 Lean protein, 1/2 Carbohydrate, 1 Starch, 2 Fat

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • bamboo skewers
    8
  • lean steak ((such a sirloin or tenderloin), cut into 2 inch cubes)
    1 lbs
  • dried oregano (dried)
    2 tsp
  • garlic (minced)
    2 clove
  • black pepper
    1/2 tsp
  • olive oil
    1 tbsp
  • lemon juice
    1/4 cup
  • red wine vinegar
    2 tbsp
  • whole grain pocket style pitas (cut in half)
    2
  • garlic (chopped)
    1 clove
  • lemon (zested and juiced (1/4 cup lemon juice, 1 Tbsp. zest))
    1
  • olive oil
    2 tbsp
  • flat-leaf parsley
    1/2 cup
  • fresh oregano
    1/4 cup
  • fresh mint leaves
    1/4 cup
  • salt
    1/4 tsp
  • black pepper
    1/4 tsp
Directions

Directions

  1. Soak bamboo skewers in warm water for at least 30 minutes.

  2. In large bowl, whisk together oregano, garlic, ground black pepper, olive oil, lemon juice and red wine vinegar. Add cubed steak and stir to coat.

  3. Marinate for 30 minutes (can be made ahead of time and marinate up to 24 hours in the refrigerator). While the steak is marinating, prepare an indoor or outdoor grill.

  4. Thread marinated steak onto 8 skewers grill on all sides (4 minutes on each side). Brush the skewers with remaining marinade during grilling, using all the marinade.

  5. Grill the pita pockets for 30 seconds on each side.

  6. In a blender or food processor, blend all of the sauce ingredients.

  7. Remove steak from 2 skewers and stuff inside a pita pocket half. Repeat for remaining 3 pita pocket halves and top with 2 Tbsps. of the sauce.

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