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Grilled Pork Loin Salad

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Whether it's the last cookout of the summer or the first tailgate of the fall, Chef John Maxwell says pork loin on the grill is very tasty. This month he serves up a grilled pork loin salad.
Ingredients
For grilling
  Pork loin 3⁄4 Pound
  Tomatoes 2 Medium, quartered with ends trimmed off
  Onion 1 Small, sliced crosswise into 1/3 inch pieces
  Asparagus 6 Medium
  Mesclun greens 4 Ounce
  Prosciutto slices 2 Ounce, thinly sliced
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
For the dressing
  Red wine vinegar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Teaspoon, minced
  Shallots 1 Small, chopped finely
  Dijon mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Basil leaf 1 Large
  Greek oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Extra virgin olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt and pepper 1 Teaspoon (to taste)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the grill or grill pan for the pork.

MAKING
2. In a plate, place the pork and season it with olive oil, salt and pepper. Rub it well.
3. Once the grill or grill pan is hot, place the seasoned pork onto the grates and let it grill for 15 minutes.
4. In a bowl, add the asparagus, tomatoes and onions. Coat it well with olive oil, salt and pepper. Place them on the grill or grill pan. Let the vegetables grill for about 5 minutes or until light golden brown.
5. For the dressing: In a mixing bowl, add and combine red wine vinegar, olive oil, dijon mustard, garlic, shallots, oregano and basil. Whisk until well incorporated and season it with salt and pepper. Mix well.
6. Take another bowl and divide the dressing mixture into the two bowls.
7. Take one bowl, add the salad greens, prosciutto and toss well in the dressing.
8. Once the pork is grilled, transfer it onto a chopping board and slice it into thin pieces. Set aside.

SERVING
9. In a serving plate, place the mesclun greens marinated in the vinaigrette and spoon the grilled vegetables over the greens and at the side of the plate. Place the sliced grilled pork onto the vegetables and serve drizzled with some of the liquid dressing.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Feel: 
Meaty
Method: 
Grilling
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Pork Tenderloin
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
55 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Whether it's a last barbeque party of the summer or first tailgate of the fall season, grilled pork tenderloin is always a winner. Look at this incredible video with Chef Maxwell with a simply outstanding recipe. Watch the video and do give this wonderful recipe a try.

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