Warm Pork & Lentil Salad

Pork and Lentil Recipe
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A hearty salad that only needs some crusty rolls to complete the meal.
20 min
Prep Time
50 min
Total Time
6 servings

Ingredients

1/2 cup
uncooked dried brown lentils, rinsed, drained
1 cup
frozen whole kernel corn, thawed
1 1/4 pounds
pork tenderloin, trimmed
2
Roma tomatoes, chopped
2
green onions, sliced
1 (10-ounce) package
Italian blend salad greens
1/2 cup
Italian dressing

Directions

  1. Heat gas grill on medium or charcoal grill until coals are ash white.
  2. Cover lentils with water in 2-quart saucepan; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook 20-25 minutes or until lentils are tender. Add corn to lentils during last 5 minutes of cooking. Drain, if necessary. Keep warm.
  3. Place tenderloin onto grill, tucking under thinner ends. Grill pork, turning every 5 minutes, 20-24 minutes or until meat thermometer reaches 145°F.
  4. Add tomatoes, onions and 3 tablespoons dressing to lentil mixture; mix well. Season with salt and pepper, if desired.
  5. Divide salad greens evenly among 4 plates. Spoon lentil mixture on top of greens. Cut pork into thin slices; place over lentils. Drizzle with remaining dressing.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
300
Cholesterol
60mg
Carbohydrates
19g
Protein
26g
Fat
13g
Sodium
220mg
Dietary Fiber
2g

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