Healthy Eats: Balsamic Pork Tenderloin

balsamic-pork-tenderloin-R117331-ssThis great dish from the folks at recipe.com is marinated in a mixture of balsamic vinegar and rosemary then brushed with a balsamic glaze for this simple low calorie recipe.

Serves: 6

Serving size: 2 oz of coooked meat

Prep time: 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 1 pound pork tenderloin
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh rosemary
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 recipe Balsamic Glaze
Balsamic Glaze
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar

Cook it!
1. Place tenderloin in large resealable plastic bag set in a shallow dish. In a small bowl, combine balsamic vinegar, oil, rosemary, garlic, pepper, and salt. Pour over tenderloin. Seal bag; turn to coat tenderloin. Marinate in the refrigerator for 1 hour.

2. Remove tenderloin from marinade, discarding marinade. Prepare grill for indirect grilling. Test for medium heat above drip pan. Place tenderloin on grill rack over drip pan. Cover and grill about 40 minutes or until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the center of the tenderloin registers 155 degrees F.

3. Brush tenderloin on all sides with Balsamic Glaze. Grill for 1 minute more. Remove from grill. Cover with foil and let stand for 15 minutes (the meat’s temperature will rise 5 degrees F during standing time). Slice to serve.

Balsamic Glaze Balsamic Glaze:
1. In a small saucepan, bring balsamic vinegar to boiling. Reduce heat; boil gently for 5 minutes. Makes about 1/4 cup.

Nutrition Info
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 126, Fat, total (g) 4, chol. (mg) 49, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 4, fiber (g) 0, protein (g) 16, sodium (mg) 54

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