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Tempting Pork Tenderloin Burgers

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

4 servings

Pork tenderloin is a family favorite at my house. I’m always looking for new ways to cook it, so I came up with this burger recipe for an easy weeknight dinner. Chopped prunes, dried figs or dried blueberries can be substituted for the dried cranberries with great success! —Deborah Biggs, Omaha, Nebraska
Tempting Pork Tenderloin Burgers Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 large egg white, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons dried cranberries, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1 pork tenderloin (1 pound), cubed
  • 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 4 whole wheat hamburger buns, split and lightly toasted
  • Arugula or baby spinach

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, mix first four ingredients. In a food processor, pulse pork until finely chopped. Add to egg white mixture; mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into four 1/2-in.-thick patties. Mix mustard, mayonnaise and syrup.
  2. Place patties on an oiled grill rack; grill, covered, over medium heat until a thermometer reads 160°, 4-6 minutes per side. Serve in buns with arugula and mustard mixture.

Nutrition Facts

1 burger: 378 calories, 14g fat (3g saturated fat), 64mg cholesterol, 620mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 4g fiber), 28g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 fat.

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