Mykonos Pork Roast with Tzatziki Sauce
Published January 31, 2013 | Written by The Healthline Editorial Team
Tzatziki sauce is a yogurt-based dip used to accompany many traditional Greek meals. Get a taste of the Mediterranean by making your own.
|Serving size:||Approximately 1/4 pound meat and 3 tablespoons sauce|
|Calories per serving:||301|
|Total Fat 11.8g||18%|
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 3 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1 Tablespoon minced garlic
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1 teaspoon lemon pepper
- 31/4 pounds boneless pork loin roast (rolled)
- 1 cup plain low-fat Greek-style yogurt
- 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded, finely diced
- 1 teaspoon garlic, crushed
- 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
- 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped
- 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
Step by Step:
- Whisk together first 5 ingredients and pour into either a large Ziploc bag or a large casserole dish.
- Add pork loin and seal bag or cover the dish with a tight-fitting lid.
- Refrigerate for 8 to 12 hours.
- Prepare a gas or charcoal grill for medium-high, indirect heat.
- Position a drip pan in center of the grill, under grill grate and spray grill gate with cooking spray.
- Remove the pork loin from marinade. Discard the marinade and pat the pork loin dry.
- Place pork loin over the drip pan on the grill, cover with the grill lid and cook for approximately 1 hour or until meat thermometer inserted in thickest portion registers 68-71°C (155-160°F).
- Remove pork loin and let it rest for at least 15 minutes before slicing.
- Stir together yogurt and next 5 ingredients.
- Serve with the pork loin.