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Veggie Pork Pitas

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Veggie Pork Pitas
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 672kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound pork tenderloin
  • 2 cup broccoli, florets
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 medium lime
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 1 medium avocado
  • 4 large pita, whole wheat
  • 1 cup lettuce, romaine

Serve With

  • 2 cup grapes

Instructions

  • Add pork to slow cooker and cook on high for 3-4 hours. Remove, shred, and return to slow cooker to keep warm.
  • Cut broccoli into smaller, bite-sized pieces, then place into a microwave-safe dish along with water. Cook on high for 2-3 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • Mince garlic; zest and juice half the lime.
  • Add garlic, lime zest, lime juice, salt, and pepper to a small mixing bowl. Slowly add oil while whisking continuously until well blended.
  • Peel carrot and grate into lime mixture. Add steamed broccoli and mix well.
  • Dice avocado and mash with the back of a fork. Scrape into a small bowl and add zest and juice from the remaining half of the lime; mix well.
  • Lay out pitas and spread avocado mixture onto each. Top with an even amount of the veggie mixture, then some shredded pork and lettuce.
  • Serve pitas with grapes on the side.
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Nutrition

Calories: 672kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 56g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 168mg | Sodium: 590mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 16g

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