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My kids love gyros but the frozen ones you can buy at the store lack the special taste and cuke sauce that the authentic ones have. This is a quick to fix copycat that also has the cuke sauce. It is a nice change of pace. Marinating time is not included. Posted for the Zaar World tour to Greece.
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- 4 (5 ounce) boneless pork chops
- 4 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
- 1/2 cup lemon juice
- 2 minced garlic cloves
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1 cup plain yogurt
- 1 medium peeled and chopped cucumber
- 1/2 teaspoon crushed garlic
- 1/2 teaspoon dried dill
- 4 halfed pita bread rounds
- 1 small thinly sliced red onion
- 1Cut pork chops crosswise into thin slices, place in a large resealable bag.
- 2Combine olive oil, mustard, lemon juice, garlic and oregano.
- 3Pour marinade over pork, seal bag and refrigerate for 1 to 8 hours.
- 4Meanwhile, in a small bowl stir together yogurt, cucumber, garlic and dill.
- 5Cover and refrigerate.
- 6Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
- 7Drain marinade from pork chops and place pork in a single layer on a shallow pan. Roast until crisp, about 10 minutes.
- 8Open each pita half to form a pocket. Distribute pork among each half.
- 9Top each sandwich with some chilled yogurt mixture and sliced onions.
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Nutritional Facts for Gyro-Style Pork Sandwiches
Serving Size: 1 (405 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 572.6
- Calories from Fat 237
- Total Fat 26.4 g
- Saturated Fat 6.7 g
- Cholesterol 102.9 mg
- Sodium 463.7 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 43.8 g
- Dietary Fiber 2.3 g
- Sugars 6.4 g
- Protein 39.2 g