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Pork 'N' Veggie Packets Recipe
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Pork 'N' Veggie Packets Recipe

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"I love the flavor of grilled food, especially these no-mess pork packets with their delicious sesame and ginger sauce," writes Andrea Bolden of Unionville, Tennessee. "Since the doctor put my husband on a low-fat diet, this all-in-one meal has become a favorite of ours."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pork tenderloin (1 pound), sliced
  • 2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 2 cups sliced fresh carrots
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1 medium green pepper, julienned
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 4 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Hot cooked rice, optional

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 packet, calculated without rice) equals 265 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 67 mg cholesterol, 621 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1/2 starch.

Directions

  1. Divide the pork, broccoli, carrots, water chestnuts, green pepper and onions evenly among four pieces of double-layered heavy-duty foil (about 18 in. x 12 in.). Combine the soy sauce, sesame oil and ginger; drizzle over pork and vegetables. Fold foil around filling and seal tightly.
  2. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 10-12 minutes or until vegetables are tender and pork is no longer pink. Serve with rice if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Pork 'N' Veggie Packets in Light & Tasty June/July 2003, p19

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 packet, calculated without rice) equals 265 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 67 mg cholesterol, 621 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1/2 starch.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Jun. 17, 2011

"I have made this several times now. Very good flavor and easy to make."

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