GRILLED PORK WITH MINTED
4 bone-in rib pork chops or bone-in loin pork chops
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
Contents of 1 peppermint tea bag, about 1 teaspoon
Salt and pepper
4 cups peeled and chopped mixed melon
(cantaloupe, honeydew and/or watermelon)
2 tablespoons lime juice
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
½ cup crumbled feta
Preheat grill to high. Rub chops all over with olive oil and
peppermint tea. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
In a large bowl, combine melon, lime juice, mint, olive oil and feta.
Stir well and season to taste with salt, pepper and cayenne.
Grill chops, 3-5 minutes per side. Move to a cooler part
of the grill and continue cooking until chops register
145 F with a meat thermometer, 2-4 minutes.
Serve with the melon salad. Makes 4 servings.