Greek pork skewers with crushed white beans

Cook up a storm in the kitchen tonight with these glorious Greek pork skewers with crushed white beans! Loaded with bags of flavour and texture - these are sure to be a hit!

  • 5 mins preparation
  • 25 mins cooking
  • Serves 2
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Greek pork skewers with crushed white beans
  • 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium onion (150g), sliced thinly
  • 1 clove garlic, sliced thinly
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) dry white wine
  • 600 gram canned white beans, rinsed, drained
  • 1 cup (250ml) chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon coarsely chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind
  • 2 clove garlic, halved, exra
  • 2 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 2 1/2 tablespoon loosely packed fresh oregano leaves, extra
  • 350 gram pork fillet, diced into 3cm pieces
  • 2 tablespoon fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • lemon wedges, to serve


Greek pork skewers with crushed white beans
  • 1
    Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and sliced garlic to pan; cook, stirring, for 6 minutes or until tender. Add wine, stir to combine; add beans and stock. Bring to a simmer; cook, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes or until thickened. Crush beans with a fork, stir in lemon juice and chopped oregano; season to taste. Cover to keep warm.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, process remaining oil, rind, halved garlic, vinegar and extra oregano until mixture forms a paste; season. Combine pork and oregano mixture in a medium bowl; thread pork onto skewers.
  • 3
    Heat an oiled grill pan (or grill or barbecue) over medium heat; cook skewers, turning occasionally, for 6 minutes or until cooked through. Serve with crushed beans, sprinkle with parsley, accompany with wedges.


If cooking the skewers in a grill pan it is not necessary to soak them first. However, if you are barbecuing on a grill with a live flame, you will need to soak them to stop them from scorching or burning while cooking. Place skewers in a tall jug, fill with boiling water from the kettle and soak for 5 minutes; drain.

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