Pork Pocket Sandwiches Recipe

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Recipes.net Team April 13, 2020

Eating a sandwich in a pita pocket is a great way to switch up your lunch for a taste of the Middle East. Try this pork sandwich and have a lunch meal on-the-go.

How To Make Pork Pocket Sandwich

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Enjoy this quick 20-minute pork sandwich recipe made of juicy herb-marinated pork stuffed in pitas, perfect for busy lunch days.

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 20 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

  • 1 lb boneless pork loin
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1 tbsp prepared mustard
  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • ½ cup cucumber, peeled and chopped
  • ½ tsp garlic, crushed
  • ½ tsp dill weed
  • 2 pitas, halved
  • 1 small red onion, peeled and thinly sliced

Instructions

  1. Cut the pork crosswise into thin slices measuring 5x½ inches.

  2. In a bowl, combine the oil, mustard, lemon juice, garlic, and oregano. Pour the mixture over the pork slices then cover and refrigerate for 1 to 8 hours.

  3. Drain the marinade from the pork and roast slices in a preheated 450 degrees F oven. Roast them for 10 minutes until they turn crisp.

  4. Open each pita half to form a pocket. Then divide the pork among the four halves.

  5. Combine the yogurt, cucumber, crushed garlic, and dill weed. Use them as toppings for the sandwiches, along with the red onion. Enjoy!

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Nutrition

  • Calcium: 210mg
  • Calories: 735kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 44g
  • Cholesterol: 16mg
  • Fat: 59g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 365mg
  • Protein: 10g
  • Saturated Fat: 10g
  • Sodium: 445mg
  • Sugar: 8g
  • Vitamin A: 121IU
  • Vitamin C: 26mg
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