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  • Herb-grilled Pork Tenderloin

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size ½ of recipe
    Calories 282
    Total Fat 6 g
    Saturated Fat 2 g
    Sodium 377 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 20 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    Protein 36 g

    Servings and Times

    Servings 2
    Marinating Time 30 minutes to overnight

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Ingredients Measures
    Dried oregano 1 teaspoon
    Dried sage 1 teaspoon
    Fresh-squeezed orange juice 2 tablespoons
    Honey 2 tablespoons
    Salt ¼ teaspoon
    Freshly ground black pepper to taste
    Garlic cloves, minced 2
    Pork tenderloin ¾ pound
    Directions
    1. Mix together oregano, sage, orange juice, honey, salt, pepper, and garlic in a small bowl. Combine marinade mixture and pork in a large plastic resealable bag and shake to coat pork. Marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes to overnight, turning at least once.
    2. Prepare indoor or outdoor grill. Remove pork from marinade and grill, covered, turning once, about 25 minutes, until meat thermometer registers 160°F. Let stand 10 minutes, then slice and serve.

    Exchanges5 lean meats; 1 starch

    Side Suggestions: Grilled Vegetable SaladArrange slices of yellow bell pepper, red onion, and zucchini on a grill coated with cooking spray. Grill about 5 minutes, until tender, turning occasionally. Season with salt and pepper, and drizzle with salad dressing.

    Side Suggestions: Crusty Bread (Italian or French)

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