Recipe courtesy of BGETeamGreen member @Darksideofthegrill Traditional Canadian donair is made by piling thin slices of spiced beef on a warm pita, and then topping it off with diced onion, tomato and a sweet garlicky sauce.

1 Hour
15 Minutes



  • 4 lbs (1.8 kg) lean ground beef 
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) sea salt 
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) ground oregano 
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) garlic powder 
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) Italian seasoning 
  • 1/2 teaspoons (2.5 ml) Newfoundland savory (any will do) 
  • 1/2 teaspoons (2.5 ml) ground black pepper 
  • 1/4 teaspoons (1.3 ml) cayenne pepper 
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) onion powder 

For the Sweet Sauce

  • can sweetened condensed milk 
  • 1/2 cups (120 ml) white vinegar 
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) garlic powder 

For the Donairs

  • large pitas 
  • slices mozzarella cheese 
  • 2 cups (480 ml) chopped white onions 
  • 2 cups (480 ml) chopped tomatoes 
  • 2 cups (480 ml) shredded iceberg lettuce 
  • 2 cups (480 ml) Tzatziki sauce 



Step 1

One hour before the cook, place the beef in a large mixing bowl and mix each dry ingredient into the beef until it is coated well. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for one hour minimum to harden and cool.

Step 2

Set the EGG for indirect cooking with the convEGGtor at 275°F/135°C.

Step 3

Gently, add the beef mixture to the skewers by hard hand squeezing it around a skewer. Once the beef is tightly packed on the skewers place back into the refrigerator until ready to cook.

Step 4

Place the beef skewers on the EGG and cook for one hour or until beef reaches an internal temperature of 165°F/73°C. Remove from the EGG and cover with aluminum foil and let rest for 5 minutes. Once cooled, remove the beef from the skewers and shred or chop.

Step 5

Peel back the top section of the aluminum foil and sink your teeth into the best darn wrap you have ever eaten! Other optional toppings include hot sauce, banana peppers, black olives and mushrooms.

Step 6

Makes 4 large donairs.

For the Sweet Sauce

Step 1

Slowly mix together the sweetened condensed milk, garlic powder, and vinegar. Add more or less vinegar to reach desired texture. Set aside.

For the Donairs

Step 1

Add mozzarella cheese to the pitas and place on the grid for 20 seconds to melt the cheese and warm the pita. Fill the pita with the beef and then add tzatziki, sweet sauce and veggies. Wrap tight with aluminum foil.

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