Smoky Kassler Pork and Roasted Veg Salad

This vibrant Smoky Kassler Pork and Roasted Veg Salad blend the rich flavours of smoked pork steak with the sweet earthiness of roasted butternut and gem squash. Tossed with mixed salad leaves, pomegranate seeds, and macadamias and finished with a tangy sun-dried tomato buttermilk dressing, it’s a hearty yet refreshing meal perfect for any season.

Smoky Kassler Pork and Roasted Veg Salad


For the Salad:
  • 400g smoked Kassler pork steak, cubed
  • 4 cups mixed salad leaves
  • ½ cup deseeded cherries
  • 1½ cups roasted butternut squash (with honey butter)
  • 1 gem squash, sliced and toasted (with honey butter)
  • Salted and chopped macadamias to taste
  • Pomegranate seeds to garnish
  • Soft goat’s cheese, to taste
For the Dressing:
  • ¼ cup buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes
  • ¼ cup oil (from the sun-dried tomatoes)
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


Sauté the Kassler pork cubes in a pan until golden.

Prepare the dressing by blending all ingredients until smooth, then chill.

Assemble the salad with leaves, roasted vegetables, pork, cherries, macadamias, and goat’s cheese. Drizzle with the dressing before serving.