Gyro Beef Brisket Sandwich with Lemon-Feta Tzatziki

1 review, 5 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes; part of Recipe Makeovers collection

Traditional Greek ingredients accompany this slow-cooked brisket stuffed into flatbread.


3 tblsp Olive Oil, Divided
3 lbs Beef Brisket; Trimmed and Coated with Salt, Oregano and Black Pepper
1 cup Low-Sodium Beef Broth
1 large Onion
1 cup Plain Yogurt
1 cup Crumbled Feta Cheese
1 cup Chopped Cucumber
1 Lemon (Minced Zest)
2 tblsp Fresh Lemon Juice
1 tblsp Minced Fresh Oregano
4 Chopped Scallions
6 6-inch Flatbread Rounds
2 cups Shredded Romaine Lettuce
1 cup Seeded, Diced Tomato

Original recipe makes 6 Servings



Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add brisket; sear 5 minutes per side. Transfer meat to a 4 to 6 quart slow cooker. Deglaze skillet with broth, scraping up browned bits. Add broth and onion to slow cooker. Cover, cook on high-heat setting for 4-5 hours. Remove the meat and onion and set on a plate; using two forks, shred meat.

Puree yogurt, feta, cucumber, scallions, zest, lemon juice, oil, oregano, salt, and pepper in a food processor until smooth.

To serve, divide the meat and onion among flatbread rounds. Top each sandwich with romaine, tomato, and tzatziki.

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