Mandarin Pork Salad
Sweet mandarin oranges, smooth edamame, and crunchy toasted almonds create a pleasing medley of textures in this salad.
- 1 lb pork tenderloin, cooked, chilled, thinly sliced
- 1 15 oz can mandarin oranges, drained
- 8 cups salad greens
- 1 10 oz package edamame, cooked
- 2/3 cup sesame ginger dressing, or Asian dressing
- 1/4 cup almonds, slivered, toasted
- To roast tenderloin, heat oven to 450 F. Place tenderloin on a rack in a shallow pan. Roast until internal temperature reaches 155 F. in center of pork, about 15-20 minutes. Cool to room temperature and chill. Cut into thin slices.
- To toast the almonds, place on a baking sheet and bake 8 to 10 minutes at 350 F.
- Toss salad greens, oranges, and edamame with 1/3 cup dressing. Divide onto serving plates. Arrange pork slices over the salad and drizzle with the remaining dressing. Sprinkle each with 1 tablespoon almonds.
Recipe courtesy of the National Pork Board
Variations: Add 1/2 cup shredded matchstix carrots or 1/4 cup dried cranberries for nutrition and color.
Calories from Fat 157 (36%)
(28%)Total Fat 18g
(10%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 9g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
Total Carbohydrate 38g
(18%)Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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