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  • 7 Ratings

This delicious and refreshing pork salad is packed with veggies. Also included is our recipes for spicy buttermilk dressing and mini corn bread muffins.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
45 mins
grill:
30 mins
stand:
10 mins
Servings:
8
Max Servings:
10
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Southern Pork Tenderloin Salad

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Prepare Spicy Buttermilk Dressing; cover and chill. Prepare the Mini Corn Bread Muffins.

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  • In a small bowl combine first six ingredients (through pepper). Sprinkle meat with spice mixture; rub in with your fingers.

  • Prepare grill for indirect heat using a drip pan. Place meat over drip pan. Grill, covered, over indirect medium heat 30 to 35 minutes or until a thermometer registers 145°F. Remove meat from grill. Cover with foil and let stand 10 minutes.

  • Slice meat. On a large platter arrange meat slices and next six ingredients (through bacon). Serve with Spicy Buttermilk Dressing.

To Make Ahead

Prepare Mini Corn Bread Muffins; cool. Store in an airtight container at room temperature up to 24 hours. Prepare meat as directed in Step 1. Arrange salad ingredients, except meat, as directed in Step 4. Prepare Spicy Buttermilk Dressing. Cover and chill meat, salad platter, and dressing separately up to 24 hours. To serve, grill meat as directed in Step 3; slice meat. Arrange meat and mini muffins on salad platter. Serve with dressing.

Shortcut

Instead of preparing Spicy Buttermilk Dressing, use 1 cup bottled ranch salad dressing mixed with 1 tsp. purchased barbecue seasoning. Instead of making the spice mixture, substitute 2 Tbsp. purchased barbecue seasoning.

Corn Bread Cubes:

Preheat oven to 400°F. Lightly grease an 8-inch square baking pan. Prepare batter for Mini Corn Bread Muffins as directed, except spread in prepared baking pan. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack 10 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely on wire rack. Cut corn bread into cubes.

Nutrition Facts (Southern Pork Tenderloin Salad)

492 calories; total fat 24g; saturated fat 5g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 3g; cholesterol 189mg; sodium 964mg; potassium 694mg; carbohydrates 38g; fiber 4g; sugar 6g; protein 32g; trans fatty acid 0g; calcium 143mg; iron 4mg.

Spicy Buttermilk Dressing

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  • In a medium bowl whisk together mayonnaise, buttermilk, green onion, chili powder, honey, garlic, salt, and cayenne pepper.

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Mini Corn Bread Muffins

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  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Lightly grease twenty-four 1 3/4-inch muffin cups; set aside. In a medium bowl combine muffin mix, milk, and egg. Stir in corn and cheese. Spoon mixture into the prepared muffin cups, filling each about two-thirds full. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near the centers comes out clean. Cool in muffin cups on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Remove from muffin cups; cool completely on wire rack.

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Reviews

7 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0