Rating: 4.5 stars
10 Ratings
  • 1 star values: 1
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  • 5 star values: 7

The quick marinade of oregano, sage, orange juice, and honey permeates this simple grilled pork tenderloin with fresh flavor. Pair with your favorite sides like potato salad, corn on the cob, or fresh tomato slices for an easy summer dinner.

Michel Nischan
Recipe by Cooking Light March 2006

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Credit: Jan Smith

Recipe Summary

Yield:
8 servings (serving size: 3 ounces pork)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine first 9 ingredients in a blender or food processor; process until almost smooth. Pour mixture into a large heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag. Add pork to bag; seal. Marinate in refrigerator 2 hours, turning bag occasionally.

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  • Prepare grill.

  • Remove pork from marinade. Discard marinade. Sprinkle pork with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Place pork on grill rack coated with cooking spray; cover and grill 25 minutes or until a thermometer registers 160° (slightly pink), turning pork after 15 minutes. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing.

Chef's Notes

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Source

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Nutrition Facts

214 calories; calories from fat 24%; fat 5.8g; saturated fat 1.5g; mono fat 2g; poly fat 1.6g; protein 24.4g; carbohydrates 15.7g; fiber 0.3g; cholesterol 74mg; iron 1.6mg; sodium 168mg; calcium 29mg.
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