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Matching the robust nature of stone-ground mustard with the sweetness of honey gives this sweet-hot marinade a unique character. To save time, start the sauce and cook the kale while the pork tenderloin is baking.

Recipe by Cooking Light March 1999

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Credit: Howard L. Puckett; Styling: Fonda Shaia

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Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 3 ounces meat, 3 tablespoons sauce, and 1/2 cup kale)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • To prepare pork, trim fat from pork. Combine pork and next 3 ingredients (pork through vinegar) in a large zip-top plastic bag. Seal and marinate in refrigerator for 2 hours, turning occasionally. Remove pork from bag, reserving marinade.

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  • Preheat oven to 375°.

  • Place pork on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Insert meat thermometer into thickest portion of pork. Bake at 375° for 40 minutes or until thermometer registers 160° (slightly pink). Let stand 10 minutes before slicing.

  • To prepare sauce, combine reserved marinade, 2 tablespoons honey, and next 5 ingredients (honey through 1 tablespoon mustard) in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; cook 15 minutes. Set aside.

  • To prepare kale, combine kale, 1/4 cup chicken broth, 1 tablespoon mustard, and 1 tablespoon shallot in a large skillet over medium heat. Cover and cook 8 minutes or until tender.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

287 calories; calories from fat 16%; fat 5.2g; saturated fat 1.1g; mono fat 2.1g; poly fat 0.8g; protein 28.6g; carbohydrates 31.5g; fiber 1.8g; cholesterol 74mg; iron 3.8mg; sodium 634mg; calcium 175mg.
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