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Souvlaki

Course Main Course
Keyword Souvlaki
Servings 4
Author "Falling Cloudberries" by Tessa Kiros

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 lb. pork tenderloin
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 8 pita bread, purchased or use link above for recipe
  • Tzatziki, recipe below
  • lemon wedges, for serving
  • 1 medium tomato, sliced into wedges and then halved
  • 10 cherry tomatoes, mixed colors,cut in halved
  • 4 sprigs fresh mint, torn into pieces

Instructions

  • Cut the pork into 1-inch size pieces. Set aside in a bowl.
  • In a medium bowl combine oregano, lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil, salt, and pepper to make the marinade. Take out 3 tablespoons of the marinade drizzle it over the pork pieces and toss.
    In the remaining marinade add the onion slices and toss. Set aside.
  • Heat a cast-iron skillet over medium high heat. Add 2 teaspoons of olive oil to the skillet and half of the pork cubes. Sauté for about 5 minutes or until meat is golden brown and cooked. Transfer to a bowl. Repeat with the remaining pork.
  • Strain the onion slices from the marinade, drizzle the remaining marinade over the cooked pork pieces.
  • To Serve: Arrange the pork, tomatoes, onion slices, lemon wedges, and pita bread on a large platter. Serve with Tzatziki and mint.