Pork Pocket Sandwiches Recipe

Jessica Published April 13, 2020

Eating a sandwich in a pita pocket is a great way to switch up your lunch and it can also be more carb-friendly.

How To Make Pork Pocket Sandwiches

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


  • Cut pork crosswise into thin slices. Slice them into strips 5x1/2 inches. 
  • Combine oil, mustard, lemon juice, garlic and oregano. Pour over pork slices, cover and refrigerate for 1-8 hours.
  • Drain marinade from pork and roast slices in preheated 450 degree oven. Roast until crisp, about 10 minutes.
  • Open each pita half to form a pocket. Divide pork among the four halves.
  • Combine yogurt, cucumber, crushed garlic and dill weed. Use to top the sandwiches, along with the red onion.

Nutrition Facts

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


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