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Pulled Pork Gyros
with cabbage slaw

Active: 20 min Total: 4 hr 20 min
Go ahead and throw in a pork loin in a slow cooker (don't worry we have oven directions too) for the most perfect pulled pork. And with a little bit of cabbage slaw and avocado wrapped in a toasted pita bread, everyone in the family will be asking for seconds. For a shortcut, buy pre-made pulled pork. Just skip the first 10 ingredients
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Ingredients

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Pulled Pork Gyros:
  • Pork loin - 2 1/2 to 3 lbs
  • Garlic - 4 cloves , peeled
  • Red onions - 2 medium , quartered
  • Chili powder - 1 Tbsp
  • Cumin - 2 tsp
  • Oregano - 2 tsp
  • Cayenne pepper - 2 tsp
  • Salt - 1 1/2 tsp
  • Ground pepper - 1/2 tsp
  • Olive oil - 2 Tbsp
  • Carrots - 2 , peeled and grated
  • Cabbage - 1 1/2 cups , shredded
  • Cherry tomatoes - 1/2 cup , halved
  • Greek yogurt - 3 Tbsp
  • Mayonnaise - 3 Tbsp
  • Apple cider vinegar - 1 1/2 Tbsp
  • Sugar - 1 1/2 tsp
  • Pita bread - 4 to 8
  • Avocado - 1 to 2 , cubed

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Prep

  1. Pork loin - Divide into 4 pieces
  2. For pulled pork: Garlic / Red onions - Prep as directed
  3. Make pulled pork (slow-cooker) - In a small bowl, combine chili powder, cumin, oregano, cayenne, salt and pepper. Season pork loin pieces with spice mixture, rubbing in thoroughly on all sides. Place garlic, onions, pork pieces, and 1 cup (236 ml) water into a slow cooker. Cover and cook on low heat for 8 hours or high for 4-5 hours.
  4. Make pulled pork (in the oven) - Preheat oven to 325F (163C) degees. In a small bowl, combine chili powder, cumin, oregano, cayenne, salt and pepper. Season pork loin pieces with spice mixture, rubbing in thoroughly on all sides. Heat olive oil in a Dutch oven or oven-safe pot over medium high heat. Add pork loin and sear both sides until browned, about 3-4 minutes per side. Add garlic, onions, and 1 cup (236 ml) of water. Cover with foil or parchment paper and then lid. Cook for 4 hours until tender.
  5. For slaw: Carrots / Cabbage / Cherry tomatoes - Prep as directed

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Make

  1. Remove pork loin from the slow cooker or Dutch oven and shred the meat before returning to the pot with the juices. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine cabbage and carrots. In another bowl, whisk together yogurt, mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar, and sugar, to taste. Pour mixture over cabbage slaw and stir using a rubber spatula until well combined.
  3. Toast pitas and cube avocado.
  4. To assemble, top each pita bread with pulled pork, slaw, tomatoes, and avocado.

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