Grilled Pork & Veggies with Lemon

  • Prep Time: 8 minutes
  • Cook Time: 22 minutes
  • Serves: 4


  • 1 Smithfield® Slow Smoked Mesquite Flavor Pork Loin Filet, cut into 8 thick slices
  • 2 zucchini squash, cut in half lengthwise
  • 2 yellow summer squash, cut in half lengthwise
  • 2 large portabella mushrooms
  • 1 large red bell pepper, cut in half lengthwise and flattened with palm of hand
  • 1 large red onion, cut into 3/4-inch thick slices
  • 2 lemons, cut in half crosswise
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Heat charcoal or gas grill to medium-high. Brush both sides of all vegetables and cut sides of lemons with oil.
  2. Grill vegetables for 10 minutes, turning occasionally. Add lemons to grill, cut side down, and cook for an additional 2 minutes. Place vegetables and lemons aside on cutting board.
  3. Grill pork slices about 5 minutes per side until internal temperature reaches 150°F.
  4. Meanwhile, coarsely chop the vegetables; salt and pepper to taste. Serve half the vegetables with 4 pork slices on top; squeeze grilled lemons over meat. Reserve remaining vegetables and 4 slices of pork for the "Pork Penne Pasta Salad" recipe.