"My husband and I had a dish similar to this in a restaurant, so we were determined to re-create it," says Lisa St. Pierre of Pleasanton, California. "The pork is tender, and the salsa is refreshing with peaches and lime juice."
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VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 1 pork tenderloin (3/4 pound)
- 2 teaspoons olive or vegetable oil
- 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
- 2 cups fresh or frozen sliced peaches, chopped
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- 1 to 3 tablespoons honey
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro or parsley
- 1 to 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced
- Salt and pepper
- Place pork in a greased 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish; rub meat with oil. Sprinkle with oregano and cumin. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 25 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 160°. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing. In a bowl, combine the salsa ingredients. Serve with pork. Yield: 2-3 servings.
Originally published as Peach Salsa with Pork in Taste of Home June/July 2001, p8