Grilled Pork & Asparagus with Lemon Dressing

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Grilled Pork & Asparagus with Lemon Dressing

Grilled Pork & Asparagus with Lemon Dressing

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: asparagus, dijon mustard, lemon, pork chops
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 large lemon
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chives minced
  • 4 boneless center cut pork chops
  • 2 bunches asparagus trimmed

Instructions

  • Cut a thin slice from the top and bottom of the lemon, exposing the flesh. Stand lemon upright and cut off the thick peel following the contour of the fruit and removing all the white pith and membrane.
  • Holding lemon over a bowl, remove lemon sections from membrane. Discard seeds and let sections fall into the bowl. Squeeze remaining membrane to extract juice into bowl. Break sections into pieces.
  • Whisk 1 tablespoon water, sugar, mustard, 1/8 teaspoon salt and teaspoon pepper into the lemon. Whisk in 2 tablespoons oil. Stir in chives, set aside.
  • Heat grill. Brush pork with 2 teaspoons oil. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt and teaspoon pepper. Grill pork 4 minutes on each side or until done.
  • Brush asparagus with remaining oil. Place on grill and grill 6 minutes turning, or until crisp tender. Sprinkle with remaining salt.
  • Serve pork and asparagus topped with dressing. Serve with lemon wedges.
  • Makes 4 Servings.

Notes

Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.
Nutrition Facts
Grilled Pork & Asparagus with Lemon Dressing
Amount per Serving
Calories
362
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
20
g
31
%
Saturated Fat
 
5
g
31
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
2
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
11
g
Cholesterol
 
90
mg
30
%
Sodium
 
440
mg
19
%
Potassium
 
1002
mg
29
%
Carbohydrates
 
15
g
5
%
Fiber
 
6
g
25
%
Sugar
 
8
g
9
%
Protein
 
34
g
68
%
Vitamin A
 
1748
mcg
194
%
Vitamin C
 
27
mg
33
%
Calcium
 
74
mg
7
%
Iron
 
6
mg
33
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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