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BBQ Pork Salad with Summer Fruits & Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 20 min.
A refreshing meal to end a hot summer day! You can vary this recipe by using whatever fruit is in season.

Ingredients

  • 4 cooked pork chops, sliced
  • 8 cups mixed greens
  • 2 nectarines, cut into 12-wedges each
  • 1 grapefruit, segmented
  • 2 avocados, cut into wedges
  • 16 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 Tbs salad oil
  • 2 Tbs toasted almonds, slivered
  • salt and black pepper
  • Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette2 Tbs balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbs honey
  • 1/2 Tbs Dijon-style mustard
  • 2 Tbs mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 3/8 cup salad oil

Directions

  • For the Vinaigrette: In a blender, combine all ingredients except oil. Blend at medium speed for one minute. Next, with blender at medium speed, pour oil very slowly into blender. Add salt and pepper.
  • For each serving, toss 2 cups greens with 2 tablespoons dressing, top with 4 cherry tomatoes, 1 sliced pork chop, 1/2 avocado, sliced in wedges, 1/2 nectarine sliced in wedges, 1/4 grapefruit segments. Drizzle with more dressing and sprinkle with toasted almonds. Serve immediately.
Recipe courtesy of the National Pork Board

Nutrition Facts

Calories 658
  Calories from Fat 420 (64%)
(74%)Total Fat 48g
(40%)Saturated Fat 8g
Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
Monounsaturated Fat 31g
(17%)Cholesterol 50mg
(5%)Sodium 117mg
(38%)Potassium 1326mg
Total Carbohydrate 38g
(45%)Dietary Fiber 11g
Sugars 19g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(50%)Protein 25g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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