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Pork Caesar Salad

Pork Caesar SaladJust when you think the cupboard is bare, and wonder 'what’s for dinner?'—remember this main dish salad for the answer. Serve with hot French bread.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 whole pork tenderloin, about 1 pound
1/4 cup Italian dressing
6 tablespoons mayonnaise
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
4 drops hot pepper sauce
1 teaspoon olive oil
6 cups chopped romaine lettuce
3/4 cup croutons
2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
Freshly ground pepper

Cooking Directions:

  1. Slice tenderloin in half lengthwise, then in 1/4-inch-thick slices; place in self-sealing bag, add dressing, seal bag and marinate an hour in refrigerator.
  2. For dressing, in small bowl stir together mayonnaise, lemon juice, Worcestershire and hot pepper sauce; set aside.
  3. Drain marinade from pork, discarding marinade.
  4. Heat oil in large skillet over high heat. Stir-fry pork 3 to 4 minutes, until lightly browned.
  5. In large serving bowl toss together pork, romaine, reserved dressing, croutons and Parmesan. Season to taste with pepper and serve with hot French bread.

Makes 4 servings.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.