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Spicy Pork Tenderloin Pitas

Recipe Summary

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Number of servings: 4

Ingredients

    • 1 cucumber, peeled and diced
    • 1/2 tsp dill, dried
    • 1 cup non-fat sour cream
    • 8 oz pork tenderloin
    • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
    • 1 Tbsp olive oil
    • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
    • 1 garlic clove, minced
    • 1/2 tsp oregano, dried
    • 1 green pepper, thinly sliced
    • 1 red onion, thinly sliced into rings
    • 4 pita breads, halved
    • 1 cup spinach, shredded
    • 8 cherry tomatoes, halved

Directions

In a small bowl, combine the cucumbers, sour cream, and dill. Refrigerate until needed.

Cut the pork across the grain into 1/2-inch cutlets; then slice each piece into thin strips. In a large bowl, combine the mustard, oil, lemon juice, garlic, and oregano. Add the pork and toss well to coat all the pieces. Let stand about 10 minutes.

Coat a large no-stick frying pan with no-stick spray, and place over medium heat for 3 minutes. Working in bunches to avoid overcrowding in the pan, add the pork and sauté for about 3 minutes or until cooked through. Transfer to a plate. Place peppers and onions in a 9-inch glass pie plate. Cover with vented plastic wrap, and microwave on high for 3 minutes or until soft. Add the onions and peppers to the pan; sauté for 3 minutes, or until lightly browned. Top pork mixture with peppers and onions.

Line the pita pockets with the spinach. Add the pork mixture. Top each sandwich half with a tomato and some cucumber sauce.

Nutrition Facts
Spicy Pork Tenderloin Pitas 
Serving Size 
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 310 Calories from Fat 80
 
% Daily Value (DV)* 
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat3 g 13 %
Cholesterol 60mg 20 %
Sodium 350mg 15 %
Total Carbohydrates 35g 12 %
Dietary Fiber5 g 20 %
Sugars 9g
Protein 26g  
Vitamin A 120 %
Vitamin C 90 %
Calcium 20 %
Iron 20 %
   
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Diabetic Exchange**
Carbohydrates 1
Meat 2
Fruit 0
Vegetable 2
Milk 1
Fat 1
Other 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

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