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Oven-Barbecued Pork Tenderloins Recipe

Oven-Barbecued Pork Tenderloins Recipe

Ruby Williams knew that pork tenderloin is one of the leanest cuts of meat. Her family in Bogalusa, Louisiana still savors and prepares her luscious heirloom recipe.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Bake: 35 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 pork tenderloins (3/4 pound each)

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Place tenderloins on a rack in a shallow roasting pan; spoon some of the sauce over pork.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 35-40 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 160°, basting occasionally with remaining sauce. Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3 ounces cooked pork equals 151 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 185 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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