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Spicy Seasoned Pork Tenderloin

 Spicy Seasoned Pork Tenderloin
A zesty rub seasons pork tenderloin overnight for exceptional flavor. The next day, it bakes in no time. So it's easy to put a fast yet fancy meal on the table.
8 ServingsPrep: 5 min. + chilling Bake: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 pork tenderloins (1 pound each), trimmed
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh gingerroot or 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Directions

  • Place tenderloins in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. glass baking dish.
  • Combine remaining ingredients; rub over tenderloins. Cover and
  • refrigerate 6 hours or overnight. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for
  • 25-30 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 160°-170°.
  • Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts:Diabetic Exchanges: One serving (prepared with ground ginger and without salt) equals 3-1/2 lean meat, 1/2 fat; also, 241 calories, 45 mg sodium, 68 mg cholesterol, 1 gm carbohydrate, 25 gm protein, 15 gm fat.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon

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