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Grandma's Pork Pocket Sandwiches

No recipe image available.Enjoy the taste of a gyro in this easy sandwich. Serve with a green salad and fresh fruit.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound boneless pork loin or 4 boneless pork chops, cut into strips
1/2 cup Caesar-style salad dressing
4 pita bread rounds
1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced
1/2 small cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped (about 1/2 cup)
1/4 cup cucumber salad dressing

Cooking Directions:

  1. In shallow baking pan, stir together pork strips and Caesar dressing.
  2. Bake in a preheated oven at 450°F (230°C) for 15 to 20 minutes or until pork is lightly browned and cooked through.
  3. Meanwhile, place pita bread rounds on a griddle to warm over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes per side.
  4. Place about 1/4 of the pork mixture on each pita round. Top with about 1/4 of the onion slices and about 2 tablespoons chopped cucumber. Drizzle each with 1 tablespoon cucumber dressing.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories 570 calories Protein 32 grams Fat 32 grams Sodium 880 milligrams Cholesterol 90 milligrams Saturated Fat 8 grams Carbohydrates 37 grams.

Recipe provided courtesy of National Pork Board.