Gyros are my all-time favorite sandwich. These ground beef gyros are spectacular! These gyros are incredibly easy, super flavorful, and have a quick weeknight meal. My family inhaled this dish! They taste amazing with my homemade Tzatziki Sauce. This beef gyros recipe will become a regular in your dinner rotation!
This Instant Pot Beef Gyros recipe is an incredible-tasting dinner you can make in less than 30 minutes. This meal will be the hero of your busy weeknights! Your entire family, including kids, will love the flavor of these ground beef gyros!
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Ground beef makes delicious gyro meat! When you cook ground beef in your pressure cooker or Instant Pot, it traps in the flavor resulting in deliciously flavorful meat!
I have been getting several e-mails from readers lately asking: ” What are some easy ground beef recipes that aren’t tacos, meatballs, meatloaf, or sloppy joes? While chicken is super versatile, I don’t see much versatility in ground beef. I decided to try these Instant Pot Ground Beef for a few reasons.
- After making sloppy joe’s in my Instant Pot, I stopped making them on the stovetop.
- I decided that I wanted to explore creating more recipes with ground beef.
- Did you know that I am obsessed with gyros and Tzatziki sauce? If you are a frequent reader of this website, then you know I love Gyros. I have made the following:
Shredded Beef Gyros-using a chuck roast
Stew Meat Gyros You can use stew meat, flank steak, or any other cut of beef for this recipe. You will be surprised how tender cheaper cuts of meat turn out when pressure cooked.
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My husband was sad when he realized I only cooked 1 pound of beef the first time I made these. They turned out SUPER flavorful. I think that cooking the beef in your Instant Pot helps marinate the flavors in the meat. We all thought these tasted authentic.
What you need to make Instant Pot Ground Beef Gyros
1 A pound of ground beef
One small onion
1/2 teaspoon marjoram
1/2 teaspoon of Cavender’s Greek Seasoning
Pita Bread or Naan- you will want to boil, bake or grill the pita bread or naan until it is warm and somewhat crispy.
Tzatziki Sauce– a Greek Yogurt Sauce with Greek Yogurt, cucumber, garlic, or a teaspoon of garlic powder, dill, and fresh lemon ( full recipe is below)
Whole Wheat Pita Bread or Naan bread
I was somewhat surprised at how well these ground beef gyro turned out. Although these don’t exactly have the same texture as traditional gyros, it doesn’t matter. We love gyros in our house, and now we have a new reason to make them!
I am always looking for an excuse to smother Tzatziki sauce all over my dinner! Welcome to my life, ground beef gyros!
Instant Pot Ground Beef Gyros
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 small white onion
- 4 cloves garlic minced
- 1/2 teaspoon oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon ground marjoram
- 1 teaspoon Greek seasoning
- 1/2 cup beef broth
- 1 cup Greek Yogurt
- 1 English cucumber chopped
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 2 teaspoons dried or fresh dill
- 1 dash salt to taste
- 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
Build your gyro
- pita bread or naan warmed
- feta cheese
Set your Instant Pot to Saute
Add Olive oil, onion, and garlic to Instant Pot.
Saute until the onion is translucent.
Add ground beef and start to brown. Don't worry about cooking it all the way through.
Add oregano, marjoram, Greek seasoning, and beef broth.
Seal lid on Instant Pot.
Cook on high pressure for 5 minutes.
Set Instant Pot to Saute once again. Saute beef, while stirring. This will thicken the mixture.
Build your gyro and enjoy!
Stir all the ingredients together.
Marinate in the fridge 1/2 hour before eating.
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