Comforting Mediterranean Shawarma

Our favorite foods are foods that feel like an indulgence without being unhealthy. Shawarma is one of them. Try it for dinner (2 servings, per se…

Our favorite foods are foods that feel like an indulgence without being unhealthy. Shawarma is one of them. Try it for dinner (2 servings, per serving: 545 Cal, 41 g carbs, 21 g fat, 52 g protein).

Ingredients
2/3 cup greek yogurt
1/2 cucumber, grated
1 tsp fresh dill, chopped
1 1/2 tsp olive oil
tsp lemon juice
1 garlic clove
2 pieces (60 g) bazlama bread (use plain naan or pita if you can’t find this)
1 small tomato, sliced horizontally
1/2 red onion, sliced horizontally
x2 5.5 oz (150 g each) beef steaks
salt + pepper

Instructions
Switch your broiler on (in some European countries this is called a grill – it’s essentially where the heat comes from above down onto the food) and let it warm up for 5 minutes. In a blender, combine the yogurt, oil, the lemon juice, and the garlic. Once they’re well combined, mix the grated cucumber and most of the dill (set aside a little for garnishing) into the mixture by hand – that’s your Tzatiki. Season and broil the steaks – heating each side for upwards of 3 minutes depending on how well done you’d like it to be. Let the steaks sit a little while, then spread the Tzatiki on the breads, place each steak on top of the bread, top with a few slices of tomato and red onion and sprinkle the remaining dill on top. Enjoy!

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