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Greek Pork Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce

I’ve discovered a new love for gyros and trying new ways to eat them. These Greek Pork Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce is simple yet flavorful. It’s perfect if you have a lot of leftover pulled pork, or if you want to make pork for this, make the pork a day ahead to save you some time. This recipe has you fry up the pork to give it a crispy extra layer of delicious. The tzatziki is super easy to put together and you can have this whole meal on the table in 20 minutes. Cosy this inside some warm pita bread and you will wish you tried this sooner!

Pita can usually be found in the bread section of your local grocery store but if you want to go to the next level, try making it at home. There are only a few ingredients and the process is surprisingly straightforward, cooking either in the oven or on the stovetop. This recipe gives good step by step photos.  The flavor and warm textures added to your homemade pulled pork will fully reward your pita efforts.

Ingredients:

2 lbs pulled pork

1/2 cucumber, minced and squeezed dry

a cup plain Greek yogurt

one teaspoon red wine vinegar

a tablespoon lemon juice

3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided

Salt and pepper

Chopped grape tomatoes

Pita wraps

Instructions:

Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in large skillet until hot. Fry the pork for a couple minutes until golden brown and set aside. Repeat until all pork is cooked.

While pork is cooking, whisk together cucumber, Greek yogurt, vinegar, lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper until together. Place in fridge until ready to serve.

Place pita on plate and add meat. Top with tzatziki and tomatoes and serve.

Greek Pork Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs pulled pork
  • 1/2 cucumber, minced and squeezed dry
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • Salt and pepper
  • Chopped grape tomatoes
  • Pita wraps

Method

  1. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in large skillet until hot. Fry the pork for a couple minutes until golden brown and set aside. Repeat until all pork is cooked.
  2. While pork is cooking, whisk together cucumber, Greek yogurt, vinegar, lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper until together. Place in fridge until ready to serve.
  3. Place pita on plate and add meat. Top with tzatziki and tomatoes and serve.
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