Greek Steak Pitas Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published: April 8, 2020 Modified: September 21, 2020
Greek Steak Pitas Recipe

Serve a Mediterranean-inspired meal in minutes. These stackers are stuffed with bright flavors including Greek seasoning, lemon juice, red onion, and feta cheese. Creamy hummus rounds out this meal.

How To Make Greek Steak Pitas

  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp Greek seasoning (such as McCormick)
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1 lb flank steak (trimmed)
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt (divided)
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 6 oz fresh baby spinach
  • 4 6-inch pitas (cut in half)
  • 1/2 cup red onion (thinly sliced )
  • 24 English cucumber slices
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

For Creamy Hummus:

  • 1 cup canned chickpeas (rinsed and drained)
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp tahini (roasted sesame seed paste)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground red pepper
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  1. Combine the first 3 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag. Afterward, place the steak inside the bag. Marinate the steak for 3 minutes.
  2. Remove the steak from the bag and discard the marinade. Then sprinkle the steak with 1/4 tsp. of salt.
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add butter and oil to the skillet followed by steak. Cook the steak for 5 minutes on each side or until it reaches your desired doneness.
  4. Let the steak stand for 2 minutes. Then cut it across the grain into thin slices.
  5. Return the pan to heat and add in juice, garlic, and spinach. Sauté the ingredients for 1 minute.
  6. After sautéing, remove the pan from heat and add the remaining salt.
  7. Remove from heat; add remaining salt.
  8. Spoon 2 tbsp. of the spinach mixture into each pita half as well as 1 tbsp. of onion, 3 cucumber slices, and 1 1/2 oz. of steak. Afterward, sprinkle 1 tbsp. of cheese.

For Creamy Hummus:

  1. Combine 1 cup of rinsed and drained canned chickpeas, 2 tbs. of lemon juice, 1 tbs. of tahini, 1/4 tsp. of salt, and 1/8 tsp. of ground red pepper in a food processor. Process the ingredients until they are all well-blended.
  2. Gradually add 3 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil to the mixture. Then process them until a smooth consistency is formed. Once you’re done, serve with red pepper slices and baby carrots. Enjoy!

How To Make Greek Steak Pitas

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Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 12 mins
Total: 17 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp Greek seasoning (such as McCormick)
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1 lb flank steak, trimmed
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt, divided
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 6 oz fresh baby spinach
  • 4 6-inch pitas, cut in half
  • 1/2 cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • 24 English cucumber slices
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

For Creamy Hummus:

  • 1 cup canned chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp tahini (roasted sesame seed paste)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground red pepper
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

Instructions

  1. Combine the first 3 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag. Afterward, place the steak inside the bag. Marinate the steak for 3 minutes. 

  2. Remove the steak from the bag and discard the marinade. Then sprinkle the steak with 1/4 tsp. of salt. 

  3. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add butter and oil to the skillet followed by steak. Cook the steak for 5 minutes on each side or until it reaches your desired doneness. 

  4. Let the steak stand for 2 minutes. Then cut it across the grain into thin slices.

  5. Return the pan to heat and add in juice, garlic, and spinach. Sauté the ingredients for 1 minute. 

  6. After sautéing, remove the pan from heat and add the remaining salt. 

  7. Remove from heat; add remaining salt. 

  8. Spoon 2 tbsp. of the spinach mixture into each pita half as well as 1 tbsp. of onion, 3 cucumber slices, and 1 1/2 oz. of steak. Afterward, sprinkle 1 tbsp. of cheese.

For Creamy Hummus:

  1. Combine 1 cup of rinsed and drained canned chickpeas, 2 tbs. of lemon juice, 1 tbs. of tahini, 1/4 tsp. of salt, and 1/8 tsp. of ground red pepper in a food processor. Process the ingredients until they are all well-blended. 

  2. Gradually add 3 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil to the mixture. Then process them until a smooth consistency is formed. Once you're done, serve with red pepper slices and baby carrots. Enjoy!

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