Stovetop Smoked Pork Loin & Quick Greek Salad

StoveTop Smoked Pork & Greek Salad

After a crazy busy week away and other complications we were on our own for Sunday Roast – Pork loin was on sale and smoked sounded perfect for a Sunday.

StoveTop Smoked Pork

 

Used Hickory-Smoked Pork Tenderloin with Herbs for the rub: 1 Tbsp minced garlic, 2 tsp dried thyme leaves, 2 tsp rubbed sage, 2 tsp dried marjoram, 1 Tbsp Olive Oil – Rub in thoroughly.

StoveTop Smoked Pork

 

1 1/2 Tbsp Hickory chips on the bottom of the smoker – heated to medium heat and shut tight once smoked started to appear. Smoked for 30-minutes but meat was not close to temperature (165-degrees)

Simple Greek Salad

 

Inspiration recipe: Easy Greek Chopped Salad – Grape tomatoes, mini cucumbers, sweet Vidalia onion

 

 

Simple Greek Salad

 

Fresh mint, pitted kalamata olives, fresh oregano – there are measurements in the inspiration recipe but I sorta just guessed!

 

Simple Greek Salad

 

Juice of one whole lemon, 3 Tbsp olive oil, and freshly ground black pepper

 

 

Simple Greek Salad

 

4 oz crumbled feta cheese – Mix thoroughly.

 

 

 

StoveTop Smoked Pork

 

Cooked the pork loin another 30 minutes in a 375-degree oven. Obviously a pork tenderloin would have been easier and quicker.

 

 

StoveTop Smoked Pork & Greek SaladThe pork had a great smoke flavor but was not as moist as I would like.  Next time I will try to smoke a proper pork tenderloin vs. pork loin.  The salad was the highlight of the dinner – it was packed with flavor and totally fresh tasting.  So super easy – definitely something we have often.

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