Grilled Balsamic Pork with Herbs

Grilled Balsamic Pork with Herbs

Want to know the secret to great-tasting grilled meat? Brush on the marinade using the herb sprigs! This simple marinade of balsamic vinegar, rosemary and thyme flavors pork magnificently.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

1:30

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

2
pork tenderloins (1 1/2 pounds)
8
large rosemary sprigs
8
large thyme sprigs
1/2
cup balsamic vinegar
1/4
cup olive or vegetable oil
  1. Cut each pork tenderloin crosswise into 6 pieces. Press each piece, cut side down, to form a round, 1 to 1 1/4 inches thick.
  2. Place rosemary and thyme sprigs in glass or plastic dish or resealable plastic food-storage bag. Stir in vinegar and oil. Add pork; turn to coat. Cover dish or seal bag and refrigerate, turning pork 2 or 3 times, at least 1 hour but no longer than 24 hours.
  3. Brush grill rack with vegetable oil. Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat.
  4. Remove pork and herbs from marinade; reserve marinade. Immediately cover and grill pork 4 to 5 inches from medium heat 7 minutes, turning and brushing frequently with marinade. Discard any remaining marinade. Cover and grill pork 6 to 8 minutes longer, turning frequently, until slightly pink in center.
Makes 6 servings
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Did You Know...
Discard used marinade; it contains bacteria from raw meat that could make you sick. You’ll get all the flavor you need from marinating and brushing during grilling.
How-To
If end pieces of pork are thin, prevent overcooking when grilling by coiling meat into round fillets and securing with toothpicks.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 200
    • (Calories from Fat 90 ),
  • Total Fat 10 g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 g,),
  • Cholesterol 70 mg;
  • Sodium 50 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 1 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 26 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Fruit;
    • 4 Very Lean Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.