Healthy Mediterranean grilled salad

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Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

12 oz
butterflied boneless pork chops
1 tsp
brown sugar,oregano,balsamic vinegar
1
head of romaine lettuce
12
cherry tomatoes ( 6 reserved)
3
1/4 inch sliced red onion
1
yellow squash
3 Tbsp
evoo
1 tsp
white wine vinegar
1 tsp
finely grated onion
1/2 tsp
coarse sea salt
1 Tbsp
fresh basil
1 oz
feta cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Trim pork chops of fat and place in a small non-metallic container. Pour over the balsamic,oregano,brown sugar. Fill with water just to cover chops and mix around by hand. Brine 24 hours.
2
Slice romaine lengthwise in half keeping stem intact and set aside. Slice yellow squash about 1/2 inch thick. (Depending on the thickness you might end up with 3 separate pieces) and set aside.
3
Start your grill pan and give it a light coating of olive oil on a med-high heat. Place romaine flat side down and grill until carmalized ( about 3-5 minutes. Remove and set aside. Repeat with the squash and onion then set aside. Place cherry tomatoes in the same pan ( you might need a little oil) until somewhat lightly blackened and set aside.
4
Drain chops and blot dry. Clean grill pan and add a little oil and place chops in pan. Meanwhile in a food processor add the olive oil,sea salt,white wine vinegar, 6 reserved cherry tomatoes,fresh basil and pulse a few times. Set aside. Turn chops over and cook until desired doneness.
5
Chop up romaine and place on a platter. Add your other grilled veggies anyway you like followed by the pork chops and drizzle with the vinaigrette, Sprinkle feta cheese over salad.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Mediterranean