Mykonos Pork Roast with Tzatziki Sauce

Mykonos Pork Roast with Tzatziki Sauce

Published January 31, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 8
Total Time: 560 min

Prep Time: 20 min | Cook Time: 60 min


Tzatziki sauce is a yogurt-based dip used to accompany many traditional Greek meals. Get a taste of the Mediterranean by making your own.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: Approximately 1/4 pound meat and 3 tablespoons sauce
Calories per serving: 301
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.8g 18%
Saturated Fat 4.3g 22%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 84mg 28%
Sodium 203mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 1.1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 1.6g 6%
Protein 39.2g 54%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 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:

  1. Whisk together first 5 ingredients and pour into either a large Ziploc bag or a large casserole dish.
  2. Add pork loin and seal bag or cover the dish with a tight-fitting lid.
  3. Refrigerate for 8 to 12 hours.
  4. Prepare a gas or charcoal grill for medium-high, indirect heat.
  5. Position a drip pan in center of the grill, under grill grate and spray grill gate with cooking spray.
  6. Remove the pork loin from marinade. Discard the marinade and pat the pork loin dry.
  7. 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).
  8. Remove pork loin and let it rest for at least 15 minutes before slicing.
  9. Stir together yogurt and next 5 ingredients.
  10. Serve with the pork loin.