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Mediterranean Grilled Pork Chops with Tomato Salad


4 6-ounce boneless pork chops
1 tablespoon canola oil
1-2 tablespoons dry rub pork seasoning
1 teaspoon dried oregano

For the Tomato Salad
1 pound medium size tomatoes cut in half and then quartered (about 3 cups)
1 cup fresh Italian flat leaf parsley leaves roughly chopped
1/3 cup sliced red onion

1/4 cup capers
1 clove garlic pressed or minced
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1/2 lemon
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup feta cheese

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Prepare the grill and clean grill grates for cooking over medium-high heat or about 350°F to
  2. Pat the pork chops dry with a paper towel and brush both sides evenly with olive oil. Generously season the pork chops with the dry rub and sprinkle the oregano evenly on each chop, patting into the meat on both sides. Rest for 5-10 minutes as the grill heats.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare the tomato salad so the flavors can meld while the pork chops cook. Get the tomato salad recipe instructions here
  4. Grill the pork chops over direct heat, with the lid closed, until the pork chops are well-marked,for 8-12 minutes total, turning once. For juicy pork chops, the chops should still be barely pinkin the middle and 140°F. Rest the chops for 5 minutes for the juices to set into the meatbefore cutting.
  5. Serve the pork chops topped with the tomato salad and add chunks of feta cheese if desired