Peppered Pork Pitas with Garlic Spread

Delicious garlicky restaurant-style pork sandwiches can be on your dinner table in minutes.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1/3
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
2
tablespoons milk
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
lb boneless pork loin chops, cut into thin bite-size strips
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
1
jar (7.25 oz) roasted red bell peppers, drained, sliced
4
pita fold breads (7 inch)

  • 1 In small bowl, mix mayonnaise, milk and garlic; set aside.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix pork, oil and pepper. Heat 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Cook pork in skillet 5 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pork is lightly browned and no longer pink in center. Stir in bell peppers; heat until warm.
  • 3 Heat pita folds as directed on package. Lightly spread one side of each pita fold with garlic mixture. Spoon pork mixture over each; fold up.

Expert Tips

Thinly sliced chicken can be substituted for the pork in this recipe. Cook 5 to 6 minutes or until the chicken is no longer pink in center.

Look for flavored and whole wheat pita breads in the bakery section of the supermarket to use instead of the pita folds.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
550
(
Calories from Fat
250),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
27%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
520mg
520%;
Total Carbohydrate
44g
44%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
32g
32%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%;
Vitamin C
60%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.