Warm Italian Pork Salad

Warm Italian Pork Salad

Skillet-cooked pork tenderloin tops a delicious dinner salad of greens, broccoli, zucchini and tomatoes.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

3/4
lb pork tenderloin, cut into thin bite-size strips
1/4
cup Italian dressing
5
teaspoons (half of 1-oz envelope) ranch dressing mix (not buttermilk recipe)
1/4
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/4
cup milk
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
5
to 6 cups bite-size pieces mixed Boston and red leaf lettuces
1
cup small broccoli florets
2
medium zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (1 1/2 cups)
2
plum (Roma) tomatoes, each cut into 6 wedges
  1. In small bowl, toss pork and Italian dressing. Let stand at room temperature 10 minutes to marinate.
  2. Meanwhile, in another small bowl, mix ranch dressing mix (dry), mayonnaise and milk; set aside.
  3. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook pork in oil, stirring frequently, until pork is no longer pink.
  4. Among 4 plates, divide lettuce. Top each with broccoli, zucchini, tomato wedges and pork. Drizzle dressing over salads.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
Any variety of tomato can be substituted for the plum tomatoes.
Health Twist
Use reduced-fat or fat-free Italian dressing, reduced-fat or fat-free mayonnaise and fat-free (skim) milk instead of the regular products.
Variation
Mix it up! Use one zucchini and one yellow summer squash instead of two zucchini.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 360
    • (Calories from Fat 220),
  • Total Fat 24g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 65mg;
  • Sodium 730mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 12g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 23g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 3 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.