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Pork Salad Croissants Recipe

Pork Salad Croissants Recipe

Looking for a change of pace from traditional chicken and tuna salad sandwiches? Try this rapid recipe from our Test Kitchen. It combines apple chunks, grapes, chopped walnuts and cubed pork with ginger, chutney and mayonnaise for a lunchtime lifesaver.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium tart apple, diced
  • 1/2 cup halved seedless red grapes
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons chutney
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 cups cubed cooked pork tenderloin
  • Lettuce leaves
  • 4 croissants, split

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Add pork: toss to coat. Line each croissant bottom with a lettuce leaf. Top with about 3/4 cup pork salad. Replace tops. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 643 calories, 43 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 112 mg cholesterol, 915 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 26 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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