Grilled Peach, Pork & Pistachio Salad

 
Grilled Peach, Pork & Pistachio Salad by Alavita Nutrition

Ready for the best eats of summer, flavorful tomatoes, juicy peaches & outdoor grilling, all in one easy-peasy, weeknight-dinner? 

This bright summer salad is a winner.  We hope you love it!

Here's to long, breezy summer evenings and good food. 

XO, 

Anna


Peach, Pork & Pistachio Salad

Ingredients

for the salad

  • 4 cups fresh arugula
  • 2 large tomatoes, diced
  • 2 Tbsp pistachios, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp crumbled feta, ideally organic

for the peaches & pork

  • 2 ripe, but firm peaches (nectarines work too!), halved & pitted
  • 2 pork loin chops (bone in or out, your preference) 
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 minced shallot
  • healthy pinch of salt & pepper 

for the dressing

  • 1/8 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 shallot finely minced
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint, minced

preparation

Before grilling:Mix together 1/4 cup olive oil, 1 minced shallot and S&P then lightly brush onto both sides of pork and peaches. 

Grilling peaches and pork by Alavita Nutrition

Grill

  1. Grill pork to your liking (check out this simple 7-6-5 method).
  2. Grill peaches over medium-high heat, ~3 min skin side up.
How to grill pork and peaches for summer salad by Alavita Nutrition

Make dressing: Shake all the dressing ingredients together in a jar. 

Mint Shallot Honey Dressing by Alavita Nutrition

Plate and serve

  1. Each salad gets: 2 cups arugula, diced tomatoes, grilled peaches, 1 pork chop, 1 Tbsp crumbled feta and 1 Tbsp chopped pistachios.
  2. Toss each salad with 2 TBSP dressing and garnish with fresh mint. 
Grilled peaches for an easy summer salad by Alavita Nutrition
Grilled Pork, Peach & Pistachio Salad by Alavita