I am
Show me:
Show me:
Greek style beef souvlaki with Greek salad and homemade yoghurt sauce
heartfoundation.org.au|Helpline 13 11 12

Greek style beef souvlaki with Greek salad and homemade yoghurt sauce

8 minutes (10-12 minutes)
Serves 4

Beef Souvlaki:

  • 8 bamboo skewers
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh oregano, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 650g lean diced beef

Yoghurt sauce:

  • 1 medium cucumber, grated
  • 1 1/2 cups reduced fat Greek yoghurt
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons dill, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Greek Salad:

  • 120g baby rocket leaves
  • 2 medium Lebanese cucumbers, halved lengthways, thickly sliced
  • 2 medium Roma tomatoes, halved, cut into wedges
  • 1 medium red onion, halved, thinly sliced
  • 4 x wholemeal small pita breads, to serve
  1. Soak bamboo skewers in cold water for 5 minutes.
  2. Whisk together oil, garlic, oregano, pepper and lemon juice in a large bowl. Add diced beef and turn to coat. Set aside.
  3. To make yoghurt sauce, add grated cucumber, Greek yoghurt, garlic, dill, lemon juice and black pepper to a hand held blender or food processor and pulse until smooth and creamy. Set aside.
  4. Thread the beef onto the skewers and brush skewers with leftover marinade.
  5. Preheat a chargrill or large non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add beef skewers and cook, turning and brushing with remaining marinade for 6-8 minutes or until just cooked.
  6. While beef skewers are cooking, prepare Greek salad. Combine rocket, tomato, cucumber and red onion in a large bowl and toss to combine.
  7. Serve beef skewers with Greek salad, homemade yoghurt sauce and wholemeal pita bread.

Support and resources for health care professionals

Support and resources for health care professionals

Support and resources for health care professionals

Our range of clinical and patient support resources are available for you to use in your daily practice....

Heart Foundation Recovery Support and Resources

Heart Foundation Recovery Support and Resources

Heart Foundation Recovery Support and Resources

Heart Foundation programs and resources to support your recovery....

Clinical Guidelines

Clinical Guidelines

Clinical Guidelines

Full list of clinical guidlines and references for CVD, heart failure, ACS, hypertension, atrial fibrillation, SCAD and RHD...

Fundraise to save Australian hearts

Fundraise to save Australian hearts

Fundraise to save Australian hearts

Join the Heart Foundation community. Together, we can make a real difference for Australian hearts. ...

Heart Age Calculator

Heart Age Calculator

Heart Age Calculator

Try our Heart Age Calculator to understand what contributes to your risk of heart disease....

Are you at risk of heart disease?

Are you at risk of heart disease?

Are you at risk of heart disease?

There is no single cause for any one heart condition, but there are risk factors that increase your chance of developing one. ...

Support us and help save Australian hearts

Support us and help save Australian hearts

Support us and help save Australian hearts

Join the fight against Australia’s biggest killer by supporting the Heart Foundation.  ...

Heart Foundation Tick

Heart Foundation Tick

Heart Foundation Tick

The Tick Program has made a substantial contribution to the health of Australians over the past 26 years....

Heart attack medication

Heart attack medication

Heart attack medication

There are a number of medications you could be prescribed after a heart attack....

5 Ingredient Recipes Booklet

5 Ingredient Recipes Booklet

5 Ingredient Recipes Booklet

A collection of quick and delicious heart healthy recipes. Get your booklet now! ...

Exercises to do at home

Exercises to do at home

Exercises to do at home

All you need to know about keeping active during COVID-19....

The Heart Foundation Research Program

The Heart Foundation Research Program

The Heart Foundation Research Program

We are Australia’s biggest non-government funder of world-class research into heart health. Learn more about our high impact research. ...

Asian recipes

Asian recipes

Asian recipes

Find heart healthy Asian recipes....

Absolute CVD risk assessment practical update webinar

Absolute CVD risk assessment practical update webinar

A multidisciplinary panel of experts discuss the practical application of absolute CVD risk assessment through Heart Health Checks....

Heart Foundation supports Wollongong City Council’s draft 10-year cycling strategy

Heart Foundation supports Wollongong City Council’s draft 10-year cycling strategy

Heart Foundation supports Wollongong City Council’s draft 10-year cycling strategy

Media Release - 30 June 2020 ...

What is a cardiac arrest?

What is a cardiac arrest?

What is a cardiac arrest?

With immediate help a cardiac arrest can be survived. Learn how to save a life....

Confidential. Personal. Reliable.

Confidential. Personal. Reliable.

Confidential. Personal. Reliable.

Got a question about your heart?...

Returning to work after a heart attack

Returning to work after a heart attack

Returning to work after a heart attack

Discover how to plan for your return to work....

Workplace giving for employees

Workplace giving for employees

Workplace giving for employees

Your employer’s workplace giving program makes it easy to setup regular, tax-deductible donations from your pre-tax income. ...

Baking recipes

Baking recipes

Baking recipes

Find heart healthy baking recipes ...

Key Statistics: Heart Failure

Key Statistics: Heart Failure

Diabetes and heart disease

Diabetes and heart disease

Diabetes and heart disease

Diabetes is an ongoing health condition where your body’s usual ways of controlling your blood sugar, or blood glucose levels, don’t work properly. ...

Get your family moving

Get your family moving

Get your family moving

Get your kids active and set them up for healthier habits into adulthood....

Heart failure resources for patients

Heart failure resources for patients

Educate your patients on everything they need to know about heart failure and managing their condition. ...

Kylie defied the heart attack stereotypes

Kylie defied the heart attack stereotypes

Kylie defied the heart attack stereotypes

Cardiac rehabilitation was a turning point for Kylie and essential to her heart failure recovery....

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment and management

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment and management

Absolute CVD risk assessment is an integrated approach that estimates the cumulative risk of multiple risk factors to predict a heart attack or stroke event in the next five years....

Cook with Heart

Cook with Heart

Cook with Heart

Join the Cook with Heart Challenge as seen on Channel 7...

Heart attack recovery – quit smoking

Heart attack recovery – quit smoking

Heart attack recovery – quit smoking

Smoking is a major risk factor for heart disease. Get the facts on quitting and how it can help you recover. ...

Stay informed about COVID-19

Stay informed about COVID-19

Stay informed about COVID-19

If you have heart disease, you are more vulnerable to severe complications....

Managing your funding

Managing your funding

Managing your funding

Resources to help manage your grant, scholarship or fellowship....