Walnut and Hot Pork Pear Salad

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

When pears are available, think of this satisfying main dish salad


Featured Pinch Tips Video

Comments:

Serves:

6 Servings

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
boneless pork chops
2
ripe, yet firm pears
1 Tbsp
butter
1 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1/4 c
cider vinegar
2 Tbsp
granulated sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 c
raisins
1/2 c
walnuts, toasted and coarsely chopped
6 c
mixed salad greens

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cut pork into 3x1/4-inch strips; set aside.

Pare and core pears; cut into 12 slices.

Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet; gently saute pears until they are tender, but still hold their shape. Remove from pan and set aside.
2
Add oil to pan and stir fry pork until lightly browned, about 3 minutes. Remove pork from pan; add vinegar, sugar and salt to pan juices; cook and stir until sugar dissolves.
3
Return pork and pears to pan with raisins, stir gently to heat through.

Put salad greens in a large salad bowl; spoon over pork mixture, toss. Garnish with walnuts.
4
Note:
If fresh pears are not available, substitute canned pears. Complete the menu with warm dinner rolls.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Salads, Pork, Salads
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy