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Pork Skewers with Grilled Pita and Pickled Red Onions

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These skewers are made to be dipped! Ground pork is seasoned with TK rub, then grilled on skewers for easy eating. Pair with grilled pita (made super easy with store-bought pizza dough), homemade red onions, and your favorite sauces and fixings for a choose-your-own-adventure feast.

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  • 2 Pound ground pork

  • 2/3 Cup

  • 1 (15 oz) tube of store-bought refrigerated pizza dough

  • 1/4 Cup olive oil

  • 2 Tablespoon flaky sea salt

Pickled Red Onions

  • 1 Medium red onion, thinly sliced

  • 1 Cup water

  • 1 Cup

  • 2 Tablespoon granulated sugar

  • 2 Teaspoon kosher salt

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    In a medium bowl, mix together the ground pork and Traeger (WHICH) Rub until well-combined. Cover the bowl tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

    • 2 Pound ground pork

    • 2/3 Cup

  • 2

    Meanwhile, make the pickled red onions: Place the red onion in a large jar or glass bowl.

    • 1 Medium red onion, thinly sliced

  • 3

    In a small saucepan, combine the water, white vinegar, sugar, and salt. Set the pot on the induction burner over medium heat and bring the mixture to a gentle simmer, stirring to dissolve the sugar and salt.

    • 1 Cup water

    • 1 Cup

    • 2 Tablespoon granulated sugar

    • 2 Teaspoon kosher salt

  • 4

    Carefully pour the vinegar mixture over the onions, then let cool to room temperature while you prepare the pork skewers.
  • 5

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 400℉ and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes.

    400 ˚F

  • 6

    With oiled or gloved hands, pack the pork around the soaked wooden skewers in 1-inch-wide sausage shapes.
  • 7

    Divide the pizza dough into 4 equal portions and flatten into rounds. Brush both sides of the dough rounds with olive oil.

    • 1 (15 oz) tube of store-bought refrigerated pizza dough

    • 1/4 Cup olive oil

  • 8

    Arrange the skewers on the bottom grill grate. Cook, turning frequently, until browned on all sides and the internal temperature reaches 165℉, about 20 minutes. Remove the skewers from the grill and sprinkle with kosher salt.

    400 ˚F

    165 ˚F

  • 9

    Arrange the oiled dough rounds directly on the bottom grill grate. Close the lid and cook for 5-7 minutes on each side. Remove from the grill and sprinkle with flaky salt.

    400 ˚F

    • 2 Tablespoon flaky sea salt

  • 10

    Serve the pork skewers and pita with the pickled red onions and Enjoy!