Greek-Style Pork Tenderloin with Tzatziki

Greek-Style Pork Tenderloin with Tzatziki

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  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 7 min
  • Total: 17 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

Enjoy pieces of marinated pork on top of warm pita, and slathered in cool and creamy tzatziki sauce.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound pork tenderloin, cut into 3-inch slices
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing pita
  • 2 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 English cucumber, peeled and coarsely grated, and squeezed to remove liquid
  • 1 17.6 ounce (500g) container plain Greek-style yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons red-wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 4 pocketless pita
  • 2 medium tomatoes, diced

Directions

  1. Place 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, 2 cloves of garlic and oregano into a large bowl, add the pork and toss to coat. Cover and let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes to marinate.
  2. In another bowl, place the cucumber, yogurt, 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, vinegar, mint, 1 clove garlic and a few pinches of salt and pepper. Stir until thoroughly blended and then set aside.
  3. Place the marinated pork on a broiler pan and sprinkle with some salt and pepper. Put the pork under the broiler for 6 minutes, turning once halfway through the cooking time. Remove the pork and set aside.
  4. Brush the pita with oil and place in the oven for 1 minute to warm. Transfer to a serving platter, top with the tzatziki, the pork and tomato. Serve immediately.

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