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healthy mediterranean grilled salad

Recipe by
GrillWarlock .
hudson, FL

I like the flavor of grilled foods including vegetables.

prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For healthy mediterranean grilled salad

  • 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
  • 1 tsp
    white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp
    finely grated onion
  • 1/2 tsp
    coarse sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh basil
  • 1 oz
    feta cheese

How To Make healthy mediterranean grilled salad

  • 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.