Pork Souvlaki with Tzatziki

1 lb pork loin, trimmed and cut into 1" cubes

1/2 c. olive oil

1/4 c. finely chopped sweet onion

2 garlic cloves, minced

2 T. red wine vinegar

2 t. oregano

salt and pepper to taste

6 oz. Greek yogurt

1/2 English cucumber, grated

2 garlic cloves, minced

juice of 1/4 lemon

2 T. extra virgin olive oil

1 piece pita bread per person


Place 1/2 c. olive oil, onion, 2 garlic cloves, vinegar, oregano, salt and pepper in a plastic bag that seals.  Squish around until well blended.  Add pork loin cubes.  Shake until completely covered with marinade. Remove air from bag and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.


In a small bowl, whisk together remaining ingredients to make tzatziki sauce.  Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve Souvlaki.


Place marinated meat onto skewers and grill over med high heat for 12-15 minutes until cooked through. Allow to rest for 5 minutes before serving.  While pork is resting, brush each side of the pitas with olive oil and grill until lightly browned and heated through.  Serve Souvlaki with Tzatziki and Pitas.