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Pernil Asado (Roasted Pork)

Yield 8 servings (serving size: about 3 ounces)
Pernil Asado (Roasted Pork) is often served in Puerto Rico around Christmas. This 5-ingredient recipe is easy to prepare and perfect for family meals.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 (1 1/4-pound) pork tenderloins, trimmed
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 181
  • caloriesfromfat 37 %
  • fat 7.5 g
  • satfat 2.5 g
  • monofat 3.5 g
  • polyfat 0.8 g
  • protein 26.3 g
  • carbohydrate 0.6 g
  • fiber 0.1 g
  • cholesterol 84 mg
  • iron 1.6 mg
  • sodium 208 mg
  • calcium 11 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. Combine first 5 ingredients, and rub evenly over pork. Place pork on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 50 minutes or until a thermometer registers 160°. Let stand 5 minutes before slicing.