Carolina Marinated Pork Tenderloin Recipe
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Carolina Marinated Pork Tenderloin Recipe

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You’ll need just three ingredients to make a melt-in-your mouth marinade friends and neighbors will rave about. —Sharisse Dunn, Rocky Point, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 2 tablespoons spicy brown mustard
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 pork tenderloin (1 pound)

Nutritional Facts

3 ounces cooked pork equals 160 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 90 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 22 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

Directions

  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the molasses, mustard and vinegar; add pork. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
  2. Prepare grill for indirect heat, using a drip pan. Drain and discard marinade. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack.
  3. Place pork over drip pan and grill, covered, over indirect medium-hot heat for 20-27 minutes or until a thermometer reads 145°, turning occasionally. Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Carolina Marinated Pork Tenderloin in Simple & Delicious August/September 2010, p52

Nutritional Facts

3 ounces cooked pork equals 160 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 90 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 22 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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

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Reviewed Aug. 3, 2011

Very easy and great for summer entertaining!

Terry

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Reviewed Jul. 28, 2011

Yummy & easy! What more could you want?

~ Theresa

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Reviewed Oct. 28, 2010

Wow. I don't even need to look at another recipe for pork tenderloin again.

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Reviewed Sep. 13, 2010

So easy and so delicious! (The zucchini-corn saute pictured as the side is also delicious!)

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Reviewed Aug. 25, 2010

This also makes a delicious marinade for pork chops.

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