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Slow-Cooker Greek Pork Sandwiches

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 10 hr 20 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 16 servings
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Pork is a tasty variation from lamb in great-tasting gyros topped with garlic mayonnaise.

Ingredients

2-pound pork boneless shoulder roast, trimmed of fat
1
tablespoon Greek seasoning
1
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
16
pita fold breads
2
medium cucumbers, cut crosswise in half, then cut lengthwise into thin slices
2
medium tomatoes, chopped (1 1/2 cups)

Steps

  • 1 If pork is tied, remove strings or netting. Place pork in 3- to 4-quart slow cooker. Sprinkle with Greek seasoning.
  • 2 Cover and cook on low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 Meanwhile, mix mayonnaise and garlic in small bowl. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • 4 Remove pork from cooker; place on cutting board. Shred pork, using 2 forks. Return pork to cooker and mix well. Spread 2 tablespoons garlic mayonnaise on each pita fold bread. Top each with 1/4 cup shredded pork, cucumber and tomato.
  • 1 If pork is tied, remove strings or netting. Place pork in 3- to 4-quart slow cooker. Sprinkle with Greek seasoning.
  • 2 Cover and cook on low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 Meanwhile, mix mayonnaise and garlic in small bowl. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • 4 Remove pork from cooker; place on cutting board. Shred pork, using 2 forks. Return pork to cooker and mix well. Spread 2 tablespoons garlic mayonnaise on each pita fold bread. Top each with 1/4 cup shredded pork, cucumber and tomato.

Expert Tips

In place of garlic mayonnaise, serve with mint yogurt sauce.

Serve in pita breads instead of the pita fold breads.

Days before, marinate olives in olive oil, fresh rosemary and fresh thyme. Serve with these Greek sandwiches.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
340
Calories from Fat
160
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
Saturated Fat
4g
Cholesterol
45mg
Sodium
490mg
Total Carbohydrate
27g
Dietary Fiber
1g
Protein
17g
% Daily Value*:
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
2 Starch;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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