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Chipotle Mustard Pork Tenderloin

 Chipotle Mustard Pork Tenderloin
This is one flavorful entree with a lot of kick! Heat from the chipotle really comes through, and mustard-lovers are sure to savor this fun, fast-fixing meal maker. Serve with plenty of ice-cold lemonade or iced tea. Linda Foreman - Locust Grove, OK
4 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup honey Dijon mustard
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 pork tenderloin (1 pound)
  • Chopped honey-roasted peanuts, optional

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Pour 1/2 cup
  • marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add the pork. Seal bag
  • and turn to coat; refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight. Cover and
  • refrigerate remaining marinade.
  • Drain and discard marinade from pork. Using long-handled tongs,
  • moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill
  • rack. Grill pork, covered, over indirect medium-hot heat for 25-40
  • minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 160°. Let stand for 5
  • minutes before slicing.
  • Heat reserved mustard mixture; brush over pork before serving.

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Chipotle Mustard Pork Tenderloin (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Sprinkle with peanuts if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3 ounces cooked pork (calculated without peanuts) equals 191 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 64 mg cholesterol, 366 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.