Sirloin Pita Salad Sandwich

Lean beef is a great way to give your body the protein, vitamins and minerals it needs. Plus, few things get the mouth watering quite like the aroma of a steak sizzling on the grill on a spring night.

Beef is a healthy part of a balanced diet. It has eight times more vitamin B 12, six times more zinc and two and a half times more iron than a skinless chicken breast. South Dakota farmers take pride in raising healthy livestock for your family’s table. They provide their animals with a diet prescribed by a professional animal nutritionist, with protein-rich soybean meal, while providing comfortable shelter and carefully monitoring animals’ health.

In other words, beef can be a healthy and hearty source of protein in your diet. You can start with this zesty sirloin pita salad sandwich. You’ll find this recipe and more like it at

Sirloin Pita Salad Sandwich



  • 2 8 ounce plain yogurt fat-free
  • 2 teaspoons Garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoons Parsley minced
  • 1 tablespoons chive minced
  • 1 teaspoons dried oregano


  • 1/2 pound sirloin or rib-eye steak trimmed
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon Pepper
  • 4 pita bread rounds 4-inch, whole wheat, cut in half moons
  • 2 1/2 cups mixed salad greens arugula, radicchio, baby spinach leaves
  • 2/3 cup Blue Cheese crumbled
  • 1/2 small red onion sliced and separated into rings
  • 8 Cherry Tomatoes halved


  • Spoon yogurt into medium bowl and stir in garlic, parsley, chive and oregano until well blended. Set aside.
  • Rub both sides of steak with salt and pepper. Heat medium, non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook steak about 6 minutes on each side for medium or until desired. Allow steak to rest 5 minutes before cutting into thin slices.
  • Warm pita halves in toaster. Into each pita half, spoon 1/4 of the yogurt dressing, mixed salad greens, Blue cheese, onion, steak and tomato. Spoon additional yogurt dressing over top.