Grilled Lemon-Pepper Pork Tenderloin

Just season and grill, this main dish is done in half an hour.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6

1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/2
teaspoon seasoned salt
1/2
teaspoon coarse ground pepper
1/2
teaspoon paprika
1/4
teaspoon dried thyme or marjoram leaves
2
pork tenderloins (about 3/4 lb each)
2
teaspoons olive or vegetable oil

  • 1 Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. In small bowl, mix all ingredients except pork and oil. Brush oil over all sides of pork. Rub lemon peel mixture over pork.
  • 2 Cover and grill pork over medium-low heat 15 to 20 minutes, turning occasionally, until pork has slight blush of pink in center and meat thermometer inserted in center reads 160°F.
  • 3 Remove pork from grill; cover with foil. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes before slicing.

Expert Tips

Grilled Veggies pairs perfectly with this tenderloin because the vegetables can cook alongside the pork.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
160mg
160%;
Total Carbohydrate
0g
0%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
26g
26%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.