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Focaccia Pork Salad Recipe

Focaccia Pork Salad Recipe

Dinner's done in no time with this easy salad flavored with honey-mustard pork, blue cheese and a simple 3 ingredient dressing.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces focaccia bread, cubed
  • 3/4 pound honey-mustard center cut pork loin fillet, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 teaspoons plus 1/4 cup olive oil, divided
  • 4 cups torn romaine
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

Directions

  • 1. Place bread cubes on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, brown pork in 2 teaspoons oil over medium heat for 5-6 minutes or until no longer pink.
  • 3. In a large bowl, combine the romaine, blue cheese, bread cubes and pork. In a small bowl, whisk the vinegar, oregano and remaining oil. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1-1/2 cups) equals 287 calories, 17 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 579 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 15 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.