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Quick Beef with Greek Yogurt Sauce

Total Time
13 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
3 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Similar to the flavors of souvlaki but much quicker and easier to make. Serve with whole wheat pita or tortillas, if desired.
Ingredients

uncooked 93% lean ground beef

1 pound(s)

minced garlic

2¼ tsp

ground cumin

1¼ tsp

table salt

¾ tsp, divided

black pepper

¼ tsp, freshly ground, divided

plain lowfat Greek yogurt

1 cup(s)

English cucumber(s)

½ cup(s), diced

mint leaves

2 Tbsp, fresh, chopped

Instructions

  1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add beef, garlic, cumin, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper; cook, stirring often, until browned, about 3 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, stir together yogurt, cucumber, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and remaining 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
  3. Serve beef topped with yogurt sauce and sprinkled with mint. Yields about 1 cup beef and 1/4 cup yogurt sauce per serving.

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