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Peppered Pork Pitas Recipe
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Peppered Pork Pitas Recipe

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The combination of tender pork and sweet red peppers in these sandwiches will appeal to the whole family. Sometimes I also add caramelized onions. The sandwiches are especially good with garlic mayo. Have fun experimenting with your own variations. —Katherine White, Clemmons, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless pork loin chops, cut into thin strips
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons coarsely ground pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 jar (12 ounces) roasted sweet red peppers, drained and julienned
  • 4 whole pita breads, warmed
  • Garlic mayonnaise and torn leaf lettuce, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich (calculated without mayonnaise): 380 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 55mg cholesterol, 665mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 27g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 3 lean meat, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine pork, oil, pepper and garlic; toss to coat. Place a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add pork mixture; cook and stir until no longer pink. Stir in red peppers; heat through. Serve on pita breads. Top with mayonnaise and lettuce if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Peppered Pork Pitas in Taste of Home June/July 2011, p55

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.


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bjsilve0 User ID: 172187 230518
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2015

"Simple and delicious."

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Jami4 User ID: 5573747 230218
Reviewed Jul. 26, 2015

"Very good! I will add a bit more seasoning next time. Even the kids liked it"

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gpiffer User ID: 3268712 212918
Reviewed Oct. 13, 2013

"These are real yummy. I did make with the garlic mayo and carmelized onions. Whole family liked it. This is one of our new favorites!"

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Thanksgrandma User ID: 6137872 125523
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2011

"This recipe is simple and delicious! I also made a cucumber sauce to go with it and I think this will become one of my families staple meals. Even my children who are 5 and 2 love it."

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