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Peppered Pork Pitas

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

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
  • Optional: Garlic mayonnaise and torn leaf lettuce

Directions

  • 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.
Nutrition 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: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 fat.

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  • galinthewoods
    Oct 8, 2018

    I'm vegan and my family isn't. My family loved it as written and I just subbed in pinto beans seasoned with the pepper and garlic for me. We liked sliced, home-grown tomatoes on it or subbing in whole wheat tortillas for the pitas, too. Delicious!

  • bjsilve0
    Aug 1, 2015

    Simple and delicious.

  • Jami4
    Jul 26, 2015

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

  • gpiffer
    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!

  • Thanksgrandma
    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.