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Caribbean-Spiced Pork Tenderloin with Peach Salsa Recipe
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Caribbean-Spiced Pork Tenderloin with Peach Salsa Recipe

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I love this recipe because of the depth of flavors and burst of colors. It's quick and easy to make. It's best when peaches are in season, but you could try strawberries or pineapple instead. —Holly Bauer, West Bend, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Grill: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Grill: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup chopped peeled fresh peaches
  • 1 small sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Caribbean jerk seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1 pork tenderloin (1 pound)

Nutritional Facts

3 ounces cooked pork with 1/3 cup salsa equals 229 calories, 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 522 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat, 1/2 starch

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the first nine ingredients; set aside. In another small bowl, combine the oil, brown sugar, jerk seasoning, thyme, rosemary and seasoned salt. Rub over pork.
  2. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 9-11 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°. Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing. Serve with salsa. Yield: 4 servings (1-1/3 cups salsa).
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Originally published as Caribbean-Spiced Pork Tenderloin with Peach Salsa in Healthy Cooking June/July 2012, p36

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.


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Reviewed Oct. 12, 2015

"So glad I gave this a try! I am always nervous about trying new things, but I took a chance with this and I have ZERO REGRET!! This came out amazing! Definitely saved it and will be making it again....................and again!"

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Reviewed Jul. 26, 2015 Edited Aug. 28, 2015

"This is delicious and to think that it's so healthy and low-fat! Will definitely make again!"

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Reviewed Jun. 2, 2014

"The freshness of the salsa really make this dish a hit!"

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Reviewed Jul. 15, 2012

"Delicious..used less jalapeño peppers in the salsa since my family doesn't like things to spicy. Will definitely make this again."

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Reviewed Jun. 27, 2012

"The salsa was a perfect addition to the pork. My husband, who normally doesn't like fruit salsa, loved this!"

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