Greek Pan-Fried Minute Steak Sandwich

This light approach to the typical steak dinner has lots of fresh flavours from the garden veggies.
Yield 4 Servings Prep. Time 15 min Cooking Time 10 min Total Time 25 min


Here are the following ingredients:

  • ½ cup (125 mL) plain Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) dried oregano leaves
  • ¾ tsp (3 mL) salt, divided
  • ½ cup (125 mL) EACH diced cucumber and diced tomato
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) EACH crumbled feta cheese and sliced pitted Kalamata olives
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) Greek-style vinaigrette dressing
  • 1 lb (500 g) Beef Minute/Sandwich/Fast-fry Steaks, cut into four pieces
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) garlic powder
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) fresh ground pepper
  • 4 to 8 butter lettuce leaves (such as Bibb or Boston)
  • 2 Greek-style pita bread, (no pocket pita), halved, warmed

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Follow these cooking methods/directions:

  1. Combine yogurt, mayonnaise, oregano and ¼ tsp (1 mL) salt in a small bowl; set aside.

  2. Combine cucumber, tomato, onion, feta and olives in medium bowl; add vinaigrette dressing, tossing to coat. Set aside.

  3. Pat steaks dry with paper towel. Sprinkle both sides of steaks with garlic powder, pepper and remaining ½ tsp (2 mL) salt.

  4. Heat a lightly oiled nonstick skillet over medium heat; cook steaks, in batches as necessary, for 4 to 8 minutes, turning twice or more until steaks are cooked to medium (160°F/71°C) at the least.

  5. Spread each of the warmed Greek pita bread with some of the yogurt sauce. Layer lettuce leaves on top of pita; top each with a steak and top each with the tomato/cucumber mixture and serve remaining yogurt sauce alongside.