' Pork Souvlaki - Vino Mas

Pork Souvlaki

A Greek specialty usually made with chunks of lamb, souvlaki [soo-VLAHkee] is a simple-looking food with a surprising depth of Mediterranean flavor.

  • 1 pork tenderloin, cut into 24 cubes (1 lb.)
  • ½ cup fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh mint
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. each kosher salt and black pepper
  • 24 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 red onion, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 4 pieces flatbread, brushed with olive oil and seasoned with salt and black pepper (6-inch)
  • 1 cup plain fat-free Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup diced English cucumber
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh mint
  • 1 Tbsp. minced lemon zest
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. honey
  1. For the pork, combine tenderloin cubes, lemon juice, 1⁄4 cup oil, 1⁄4 cup parsley, 1⁄4 cup mint, garlic, 1 tsp. salt, and 1 tsp. pepper in a large bowl. Cover pork and marinate in refrigerator, at least 3 hours or overnight.
  2. Preheat grill to medium-high. Brush grill grate with oil.
  3. Thread pork, tomatoes, and red onion alternately onto skewers. Grill skewers 8–10 minutes.
  4. Grill flatbread on both sides until toasted.
  5. For the tzatziki, combine yogurt,  1/2 cup Cucumber,   1⁄4 cup parsley, 1⁄4 cup mint, zest, 1 Tbsp. oil, and honey in a small bowl; season with salt and pepper.
  6. Serve skewers on a bed of salad with flatbread and tzatziki. 
Cuisine At Home July/August 2019

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