Sliced Steak Gyros


  • 2 pounds 1-inch-thick sirloin steak
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 3/4 cup Greek-style yogurt
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 clove garlic, grated
  • 2 sprigs oregano, stems discarded, leaves chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 2 dashes hot pepper sauce
  • 4 large pitas or other flatbread
  • Toppings, such as thinly sliced cucumber, tomato and red onion; chopped chiles and kalamata olives; shredded romaine lettuce hearts; flat leaf parsley leaves
  • 4 lemon wedges


  1. Pre-heat the broiler or a grill to medium. Drizzle the steak with the EVOO; season with salt and pepper.
  2. Cook, turning once, for medium-rare, 8-10 minutes.
  3. Let cool slightly, then thinly slice.While the steak is cooking, using a food processor, puree the feta, yogurt, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, cumin, coriander and hot sauce.
  4. Season with salt and pepper; transfer to a bowl.
  5. Char the pitas under the broiler or on the grill.
  6. Top with the steak and your choice of toppings.
  7. Serve with the lemon wedges and yogurt sauce.

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