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Slow Cooker Pork Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce

Slow Cooker Pork Gyros with Cucumber Yogurt Sauce


  • Author: 365 Days of Slow Cooking
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 hours
  • Total Time: 6 hours 15 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings

Description

Well seasoned meat on top of a soft pita and creamy flavorful tzatziki sauce…a perfect dinner for any night of the week.


Ingredients

For the Pork

  • 3 pounds pork sirloin tip roast
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 3/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon pepper seasoning
  • 1 large lemon, juiced
  • Lettuce, sliced cucumbers, sliced grape tomatoes, for serving

For the Tzatziki Sauce

  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup diced cucumber, seeded and diced into tiny pieces
  • 1 tablespoon dried dill or 2 tablespoons fresh dill
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

For the pork:

  1. Place pork, onion, garlic, oil, oregano, allspice, lemon pepper and lemon juice into slow cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours (if it’s frozen it will be like 8-10 hours)
  3. Remove lid. Using tongs remove the pork and place on a cutting board. Shred or slice the pork and place back into the slow cooker.
  4. Serve the pork and onions on the top of pita bread with Tzatziki sauce, lettuce, cucumbers and tomatoes.

For Tzatziki Sauce

  1. Combine yogurt, cucumber, dill, salt and garlic in medium bowl. Stir until creamy and combined.
  2. Salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Serve with gyros.

Notes

I used my 6 quart slow cooker for this recipe.