Main Dish, Salads

Chopped Salad with Spicy Pork and Buttermilk Dressing


Chopped Salad with Spicy Pork and Buttermilk Dressing

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Course Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American


  • Pork
  • 1 pork tenderloin about 1 lb
  • Coarse salt & ground pepper
  • ½ tsp chipotle chili powder
  • Salad
  • 1 ¼ lbs romaine lettuce
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 2 oz pepper Jack cheese cubed
  • Dressing
  • ½ c buttermilk
  • 2 scallions thinly sliced
  • 3 Tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 garlic clove crushed


  • Heat broiler, with rack set 4 inches from heat. Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil. In a small bowl combine chile powder, 1 tsp salt and ¼ tsp pepper. Place pork on prepared baking dish; rub with spice mixture. Broil pork 14 to 16 minutes, turning twice during cooking. Let pork rest 10 minutes, then cut into bite-size chunks.
  • Make dressing: In a large bowl whisk together buttermilk, mayonnaise, scallion whites, and garlic; season with salt and pepper.
  • Add romaine, tomatoes, cheese, scallion greens, and pork to the bowl. Toss to combine and serve immediately.
Keyword Pork Salad, Salad

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