Traditional Greek souvlaki is marinated for hours, so to get similar flavor we season the pork chops with a bit more oregano after they're cooked to give them an extra-potent pop of flavor. Serve with a small Greek salad of lettuce, cucumber, olives, tomato and feta, if desired. Source: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 2018

Breana Killeen


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Instructions Checklist
  • Combine lemon zest in a small bowl with 1 teaspoon oregano, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, garlic powder and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Sprinkle on both sides of pork chops. Brush pita with 2 teaspoons oil.

  • Heat a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the pita, turning once, until lightly browned, about 2 minutes total. Transfer to a plate, break into pieces and set aside.

  • Add the remaining 1 tablespoon oil and the pork chops to the pan. Reduce heat to medium and cook, turning once, until browned, about 5 minutes total. Drizzle with 2 tablespoons lemon juice (reserve the rest for Step 4) and continue cooking until an instant-read thermometer registers 140 degrees F, 2 to 3 minutes more. Remove from heat and sprinkle the pork with the remaining 1/4 teaspoon oregano. Let rest for 5 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, combine yogurt, apple and celeriac in a medium bowl with the remaining lemon juice and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Serve the pork chops with the tzatziki and the pita chips. Garnish with mint, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

387 calories; 21.2 g total fat; 6.4 g saturated fat; 74 mg cholesterol; 488 mg sodium. 514 mg potassium; 18.9 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 5 g sugar; 31.4 g protein; 38 IU vitamin a iu; 10 mg vitamin c; 8 mcg folate; 73 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 47 mg magnesium;