Grandma's Pork Pocket Sandwiches
Enjoy the taste of a gyro in this easy sandwich. Serve with a green salad and fresh fruit.
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
- In shallow baking pan, stir together pork strips and Caesar dressing.
- Bake in a preheated oven at 450°F (230°C) for 15 to 20 minutes or until pork is lightly browned and cooked through.
- Meanwhile, place pita bread rounds on a griddle to warm over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes per side.
- 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.