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Pork and Pasta Salad

Pork and Pasta SaladNeed a simple idea for leftover roast or chops? Try this easy spinach fettuccine and pork salad tossed in a tarragon vinaigrette. Also great with leftover ham, too!

Recipe Ingredients:

3/4 pound cooked pork loin
1/2 cup diagonally sliced carrots
8 ounces spinach fettuccine
1 small Bermuda onion, sliced and separated into rings
1/4 cup tarragon vinegar
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/8 teaspoon dried tarragon, crushed
1/8 teaspoon dried basil, crushed

Cooking Directions:

  1. Cut pork into 1/2-inch cubes. Set aside.
  2. Place carrots in steamer basket over water. Cook for 10 to 12 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  3. Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Rinse well with hot water.
  4. In a large bowl combine pork, carrots, fettuccine and onion.
  5. For dressing, in a screw-top jar combine vinegar, oil, tarragon and basil; cover and shake well. Pour over fettucine mixture. Toss gently to coat. Chill 2 to 4 hours. Toss again before serving.

Makes 4 servings.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.