Peachy Pork with Rice
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 1-1/2 cups uncooked instant brown rice
- 1 pound pork tenderloin, cut into 1-inch cubes
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium taco seasoning
- 1 cup salsa
- 3 tablespoons peach preserves
- Cook rice according to package directions. Meanwhile, place pork in a large bowl; drizzle with oil. Sprinkle with taco seasoning; toss to coat.
- Place a large lightly oiled nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add pork; cook and stir until no longer pink, 8-10 minutes. Stir in salsa and preserves; heat through. Serve with rice.
Nutrition Facts1 cup pork mixture with 1/2 cup rice: 387 calories, 12g fat (2g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 540mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 2g fiber), 25g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2-1/2 starch, 1-1/2 fat.
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Jun 9, 2016
We enjoyed this very much. I used an excellent Mexican-style salsa and apricot fruit spread in place of the peach jam. But since there are only two of us we ended up with leftovers, which I prefer to avoid. Next time I will use either skinless boneless chicken thighs or will sacrifice tenderness for portion control and go with a boneless pork chop.
Mar 28, 2016
Super easy to cook after work but not overly flavorful
Sep 23, 2015
A really good easy recipe for a quick fix. I didn't have any taco seasoning so I left it out and increased the peach preserves to about 1/4 cup. It was yummy! It was really good with the accompanying recipe, seasoned green beans.(Simple and Delicious, August/September 2015, page 26)
Sep 20, 2015
Flavorful and easy.
Jul 20, 2015
This dish was very easy to make and had good flavor. The sauce wasn't exactly what we expected. I was hoping for a sweeter sauce (more peach flavor) while my husband wanted a spicier sauce. I think next time I will make a sweeter sauce for me and use a spicier salsa for him. Otherwise it was great! We also served with cooked quinoa instead of rice.
Feb 19, 2014
Simplicity itself...this is a delicious dish. I cut it in half to serve 3 people, using 8 oz. of pork and it was enough. Loved it.
May 6, 2012
This was delicious, fast, and easy. Prefect satisfying meal on a busy weeknight.
Dec 8, 2011
This one was a good one too. I made it per recipe as always the first time I try a new one. Next time will add a few ingredients to it.
Dec 7, 2011
Great quick recipe. The salsa makes it look like you chopped vegetables! I added an onion and cooked it with the pork and used apricot preserves. I used a homemade taco seasoning that is fine with beef but it must "absorb" differently with the pork tenderloin because it was much spicier for comparable proportions.