Savory Grilled Pork Tenderloins with Herbed Vegetables

A hearty meal for eight in under an hour? This almost-effortless recipe saves the day!

  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

2
teaspoons onion powder
2
teaspoons dried thyme leaves
1
teaspoon garlic salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
2
to 2 1/4 lb pork tenderloins
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
2
large red bell peppers, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
16
medium green onions, diagonally sliced (1 cup)
2
medium bulbs fennel, cored, thinly sliced
1/4
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4
teaspoon salt

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix onion powder, 2 teaspoons thyme, the garlic salt and pepper. Sprinkle thyme mixture on all sides of tenderloins. Immediately place on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 15 to 20 minutes, turning 3 times, until meat thermometer inserted in center reads 160°F.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until hot. Cook remaining ingredients in oil 4 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until vegetables are tender.
  • 3 To serve, cut tenderloins into slices. Spoon vegetable mixture over slices.

Expert Tips

If you're having trouble getting the thyme mixture to stick to the tenderloin, rub a little olive oil on it.

If you can't find fennel bulbs, which have a wonderful subtle anise flavor, substitute onion wedges.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
280mg
280%;
Total Carbohydrate
8g
8%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
27g
27%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%;
Vitamin C
70%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.