Macho Salad with Wheat Beer Vinaigrette

Enjoy this pork salad that’s made using mixed greens, avocados and Green Giant® Niblets® corn – a tasty dinner.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
lb pork tenderloin
1
bottle (12 oz) wheat beer

Wheat Beer Vinaigrette

1/4
cup white vinegar
2
tablespoons lime juice
1
tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/4
teaspoon salt

Salad

1
bag (5.5 oz) mixed greens
1
can (11 oz) Green Giant™ SteamCrisp® whole kernel corn, drained
1
cup whole dates pitted, halved
1/2
cup roasted salted almonds
2
avocados, pitted, peeled and sliced
1
medium poblano chile, roasted, seeded, chopped

  • 1 Place pork tenderloin in glass bowl; add 1 cup of the beer. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour. Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix remaining 1/2 cup beer and the Wheat Beer Vinaigrette ingredients. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • 2 Heat oven to 350°F. Place pork in shallow pan. Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until pork has slight blush of pink in center and meat thermometer inserted in center reads 160°F. Cool; shred pork using two forks.
  • 3 In large serving bowl, mix greens, corn, dates and almonds. Pour about 1/2 cup of the vinaigrette over salad; toss to coat. Top with shredded pork, avocado slices and poblano chile. Serve salad with remaining vinaigrette.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
360mg
360%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
8g
8%
  Sugars
18g
18%
),
Protein
20g
20%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%;
Vitamin C
45%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.