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Greek Tacos

  • Author: Living the Gourmet
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 1x


  • 2 lbs. ground beef
  • 2 pints grape tomatoes
  • 2 sweet onions – sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper – sliced
  • 56 cloves of garlic – chopped
  • 2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tbs. dried oregano
  • 1 ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 2 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • Flat breads for the wraps – homemade or store bought

For the garnish:

  • 1 bunch of Italian parsley (about ½ cup) – stems removed and chopped
  • 1 small red onion – sliced
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 cloves of garlic – chopped fine
  • 3 tbs. honey
  • ¼ cup of raisins – chopped
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. fresh ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tomato – halved and quartered and then sliced thin


For the filling:

  1. Heat a large cast iron frying pan and cook the ground beef. Place the meat in a colander and drain the fat from the meat.
  2. Wipe the pan and heat.
  3. Place the grape tomatoes in the heated pan and sprinkle with salt and sugar. When the tomatoes get slightly charred add the sliced onions and again sprinkle with a little bit of salt and sugar.
  4. Let the onions get slightly golden and add the sliced peppers and garlic and continue to cook for another minute or two; allowing the peppers cook down a bit.
  5. Season with the spices and toss.
  6. Add the cooked meat to the pan and simmer on a low heat.
  7. Taste for seasoning and if needed re-season a bit.
  8. Cook on a gentle heat for 15 – 20 minutes while preparing the garnish.

For the garnish:

  1. Combine the sliced onion, chopped garlic, chopped parsley, chopped raisins, lemon juice and honey in a small bowl. Add the seasonings and stir. Taste for seasoning.
  2. Place on top of the wrap and garnish with the sliced tomato.
  3. Place the ground beef mixture in the center of the flat-bread and top with the parsley and onion garnish and thin sliced tomatoes.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes


  • Serving Size: 1
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