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Savory Pork Salad

 Savory Pork Salad
Our Test Kitchen makes an easy-going meal in a bowl by tossing together healthful veggies, pork tenderloin, fresh herbs and spices with a warm soy dressing.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 pound pork tenderloin, thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh basil
  • 2 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons water
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh oregano
  • 3 cups torn mixed salad greens
  • 1/2 cup grape tomatoes
  • 1/2 small red onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 1/2 small sweet yellow pepper, cut into strips

Directions

  • In a large skillet, cook garlic and ginger in oil over medium heat
  • for 30 seconds. Add pork; cook and stir until meat is no longer
  • pink. Remove and keep warm.
  • In the same skillet, combine the brown sugar, basil, soy sauce, lime
  • juice, water and oregano. Bring to a boil. Remove from the heat.
  • In a salad bowl, combine the greens, tomatoes, onion, yellow pepper
  • and pork. Drizzle with warm dressing and toss to coat; serve
  • immediately. Yield: 2 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 229 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 274 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 25 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.