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Honey-Dijon Pork Tenderloin

 Honey-Dijon Pork Tenderloin
Pork tenderloin gets gussied up with a sweet honey, Dijon mustard and sesame seed marinade in this easy-to-fix low-fat entree. "This is our family's favorite way to fix pork during grilling season," says Barbara Blake from her home in West Brattleboro, Vermont.
8 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 20 min.


  • 1 cup light or nonalcoholic beer
  • 6 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 6 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 2 pork tenderloins (1 pound each)


  • In a small bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Remove 1/2 cup
  • for basting; cover and refrigerate. Pour remaining marinade into a
  • large resealable plastic bag; add pork. Seal bag and turn to coat;
  • refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • Drain pork and discard marinade. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a
  • paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack.
  • Grill pork, covered, over medium heat for 10-13 minutes on each side
  • or until a meat thermometer reads 160°, basting with reserved
  • marinade occasionally. Or bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30
  • minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 160°, basting
  • occasionally. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One serving (3 ounces cooked pork) equals 206 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 67 mg cholesterol, 192 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber,

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Honey-Dijon Pork Tenderloin (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 25 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 starch.
Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.