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Low Carb Pork Gyros

Joseph’s Flaxseed Pitas are THE BEST! Especially, when they are fried in Skillet with Butter Spray and outsides are sprinkled with Garlic Powder. I use these for Chicken, Bacon, Ranch Wraps. They are AMAZING and lower carbs. Only 6g Net Carbs each! 

Bone In Pork Roast
1tsp Smoke + 1T Olive Oil + 1tsp Dijon (Mix. Brush onto meat)

Premix Season and coat meat (Reserve 1T):
2T Oregano
1/2T McCormick’s Worcestershire Pub Seasoning
1T Beef Broth Base Seasoning (I use Orrington’s)*
1T McCormick’s Greek or Mediterranean Herbs
1T Garlic Powder
1T Onion Powder
1/2T Basil
1/2T Paprika
3/4tsp Himalayan Salt
1tsp Pepper

Tzatziki:
1c Sour Cream
1/4c Mayo
1 Cucumber, peel, deseed, grate
1T Dill Season
1T Fresh Garlic, minced
2tsp Red Wine Vinegar
1/2tsp Himalayan Salt
1/4tsp Dried Mint

Toppings: Tomatoes, Feta Cheese

Joseph’s Flaxseed Pita Bread (6g Net Carbs)
Butter Spray
Garlic Powder

Premix Tzatziki and place in fridge.
Mix Smoke/Oil/Dijon and lightly brush Mixture onto Meat. Season, well, with Season Mix (Reserve 1T Seasoning for later use). Roast in Roaster ON grate. (You can pour a little Broth into Bottom for Moisture.)
Remove Meat and cut up. Season Shredded Meat with Reserved Season. Add to foil and place back into Roaster, on grate, 30min-1hr.
Top meat onto Josephs Pita. Butter Spray Skillet and outside Pita Shell, brown each side of Gyro. Sprinkle outer Shell with Garlic Powder. Top with Tomatoes, Feta, and Tzatziki. Eat!

*Notes: 1 Beef Broth Cube, crushed, will work!

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TAYros – Tay’s Pork Gyros with Roasted Sweet N Spicy Butternut Squash

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The Gyro Marinade is AMAZING! 

I loved school’s Butternut Squash, so I tried to copy it. I didn’t have Honey, so improvised with Maple Syrup and it was AMAZING!

2 med. Pork Chops or Steaks (Double Marinade, if more)
Marinade:
2T Olive Oil
2T Worcestershire
2T White Wine Vinegar
a lil shy of 1/2T Garlic Clove, minced
1.5T Dried Oregano
1tsp Pepper (Or to taste)
1 Beef Cube, crushed
1/2tsp Onion Powder
1/2tsp Garlic Powder
1/4tsp Sea Salt

Premix Marinade. Pour over Pork. Marinade 1 hour, then, cut up, and marinade another hour. Fry in skillet, cooking down juices. Top onto Pita Bread with Tomatoes, Onions, Lettuce, and this EASY Cream Cheese Tzatziki:
1/2c Cream Cheese, slightly softened (Sour Cream can be used)
1/2 Cucumber, grated
1/2tsp White Vinegar
1tsp Lemon Juice
1/2tsp Pepper
1/2tsp Garlic Powder
1/2tsp Dill Weed, or to taste
1/4tsp Salt
Soften Cream Cheese. Add everything. Stir well. Allow to cool. Spread onto Gyro.

Roasted Sweet and Spicy Butternut Squash:
1 Butternut Squash, cubed and skin cut off
Pinch Sea Salt
Pepper
Olive Oil, brushed pan
Sauce:
2T Maple Syrup (Homemade) (Honey can be used)
2tsp Sriracha
1/2tsp Lemon Juice
1/8tsp Brown Sugar

Cut and remove skin. Brush pan with Oil, toss around Butternut Squash to lightly coat. Season with Salt and Pepper. Toss, again. Cook uncovered, single layered, at 400 for about 40 minutes, or until soft. Mix with Sauce. Bake about 5 more minutes. Allow to set some to cool.