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Mediterranean Beef Steak Pitas

Mediterranean Beef Steak PitasPan-grilled beef steaks are sprinkled with lemon juice, sliced and served in warm pita bread with crumbled feta cheese and chopped kalamata olives.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 beef ribeye steaks, cut 1-inch thick (about 1 1/2 pounds)
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
4 pita breads, warmed
2 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
1 tablespoon chopped kalamata or ripe olives

1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil
1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine seasoning ingredients; press onto beef steaks.
  2. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Place steaks in skillet; cook 12 to 15 minutes for medium rare to medium doneness, turning occasionally. Sprinkle with lemon juice.
  3. Carve steaks; place on top of pitas. Sprinkle with cheese and olives.

Makes 4 servings.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of the Beef Industry Council.