A Betty Crocker cookbook shares a healthy recipe! Fruit preserves and mustard give the zip to low-fat meat.
cup peach preserves
tablespoons Dijon mustard
teaspoons olive or vegetable oil
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
pork tenderloins (about 3/4 lb each)
In shallow glass or plastic dish or resealable freezer plastic bag, mix marinade ingredients. Add pork; turn to coat. Cover dish or seal bag; refrigerate, turning pork occasionally, at least 1 hour but no longer than 8 hours.
Heat gas or charcoal grill. Remove pork from marinade; reserve marinade. Place pork on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 20 to 25 minutes, brushing occasionally with marinade and turning once, until pork has slight blush of pink in center and meat thermometer inserted in center reads 160°F.
In 1-quart saucepan, heat remaining marinade to boiling; boil and stir 1 minute. Cut pork into slices; serve with marinade.
Apricot preserves can be used instead of the peach preserves.
Zippered freezer plastic bags are great for mess-free marinating. Place the meat in the bag, fold over the top and squeeze out all the air, allowing the marinade to completely coat the food. When it's time to grill, take the bag outside and transfer the marinated meat to the grill.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- 1 1/2g,
- 1 1/2%
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:0 Starch; 1 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.