Pork with Watermelon Salsa Recipe
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Pork with Watermelon Salsa Recipe

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A colorful combination of watermelon, strawberries, kiwifruit and peaches makes a sweet salsa that's ideal to serve alongside grilled pork basted with peach preserves.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Grill: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Grill: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup seeded chopped watermelon
  • 1/2 cup chopped strawberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped kiwifruit
  • 1/4 cup chopped peaches
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 4 teaspoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1 to 2 mint leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 cup peach preserves
  • 3 pork tenderloins (3/4 pound each)

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 each) equals 304 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 95 mg cholesterol, 69 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 34 g protein.

Directions

  1. For salsa, in a small bowl, combine the fruit, lime juice, honey, lime peel and mint; set aside. In a saucepan or microwave, heat the preserves for 1 minute.
  2. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Prepare grill for indirect heat using a drip pan. Place pork over drip pan and grill, covered, over indirect medium-hot heat for 15 minutes. Turn; brush with some of the preserves. Grill 10-15 minutes longer or until juices run clear and a meat thermometer reads 160°, basting occasionally with preserves. Serve with salsa. Yield: 6 servings (2 cups salsa).
Originally published as Pork with Watermelon Salsa in Quick Cooking July/August 2001, p9

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 each) equals 304 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 95 mg cholesterol, 69 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 34 g protein.

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed Jun. 23, 2013

"Very refreshing meal. Great summer dish for entertaining!"

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Reviewed Aug. 1, 2008

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Reviewed Aug. 1, 2008

"The salsa is quite tasty and unique in flavor. Diane"

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