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ground beef gyro recipe

Easy Homemade Beef Gyro

One of the best things to eat is a Gyro sandwich, and what is better is making it yourself at home!
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Author: Jeehan


  • 500 grams ground beef
  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • 4 tbsp. yogurt
  • 2 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • ½ tsp. cayenne Pepper
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • oil for frying


  • In a bowl, mix all ingredients using your hands.
  • Place a long piece of saran wrap on a surface.
  • Add the mixture to the saran wrap and bring both sides together to form a roll. Twist both ends and tie a knot.
  • Place the gyro in the freezer overnight.
  • With a serrated knife, cut thin slices. If it is too hard to cut, microwave for few seconds and then start cutting.
  • Add some oil to a pan on medium heat to fry gyro slices. Make sure its cooked on both sides