These Weight Watchers Beef Gyros in the Instant Pot (can be made on stove too!) are a quick meal filled with clean ingredients and veggies–and they're Weight Watchers friendly! It's a delicious and simple meal that the whole family will love.
Course Main Course
Keyword Beef Gyros, Instant Pot Beef Gyros, Weight Watchers
Lightly spray your Instant Pot liner with cooking spray and set to sauté.
Thinly slice your onion and flank steak. Chop your garlic, then add to the hot pot along with the parsley. Sauté for about 5 minutes until your onions begin to soften and the garlic is fragrant. Add lemon juice and broth, stir well.
Close and lock the lid and turn the pressure valve to sealing. Select Pressure cook (high) and set the cook time for 9 minutes.
While your meat cooks mix together the Greek yogurt, shredded cucumbers, garlic, and dill in a small bowl. Store in the fridge until it’s time to serve.
Once the cook time is complete, quick release the pressure and remove the lid. Serve immediately.
Thinly slice the meat and onions.
Spray a skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium/high.
Add meat, onions, and garlic to the pan and sauté until onions begin to soften.
Add lemon juice and broth and bring to a boil then reduce the heat to low and simmer for 10-15 minutes.
Serve on top of a pita bread or naan and add toppings as desired.
Weight Watchers Points Using Joseph's brand whole wheat pita and fat free Greek yogurt these gyros are: 8 Blue Plan Points : 9 Green Plan Points : 8 Purple Plan Points. To reduce the amount of points you can use chicken, or omit the pita and serve as greek salad over lettuce. Don’t forget to count any additional toppings that you use.Recipe Tips:
Swap equal amounts of thinly sliced chicken to make Chicken Gyros.
Wrap your pitas in a wet paper towel and microwave for 30 seconds to make them fold better, without cracking or breaking.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Serve over quinoa or lettuce to make gyro bowls.
Pickelign your vegetables before adds a nice flavor profile. You can quickly do this by soaking them in a couple teaspoons of apple cider vinegar.
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