Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Apple Salsa

Grilled Pork Tenderloin With Apple Salsa

Grilled Pork Tenderloin With Apple Salsa

Lean pork is a terrific source of protein, B vitamins and zinc. As the leanest cut of pork, tenderloin has only 133 calories and 4 grams of fat in a 3-ounce serving; it also adapts well to a wide variety of flavors and cooking methods. Here the pork may be grilled outside on a gas or charcoal grill or inside on a stovetop grill.


Makes 4 servings


1 tablespoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 pound pork tenderloin
2 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and finely chopped
1 can (4 ounces) diced mild green chiles
1/4 cup lemon juice
3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
1 clove garlic, minced
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Spray grid well with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Combine chili powder and garlic powder in small bowl; mix well. Coat pork with spice mixture.
  3. Grill pork 30 minutes, turning occasionally, until internal temperature reaches 165°F when tested with meat thermometer in thickest part of tenderloin. Transfer roast to cutting board; cover with foil. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes before slicing. Internal temperature will continue to rise 5°F to 10°F during stand time.
  4. To make apple salsa, combine apples, chilies, lemon juice, cilantro, garlic, oregano and salt in medium bowl; mix well.
  5. Slice pork across grain; serve with salsa. Garnish, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of total recipe
Calories 201
Calories from Fat 21 %
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 81 mg
Carbohydrate 14 g
Fiber 2 g
Protein 26 g
Sodium 678 mg

Dietary Exchange

Fruit 1/2
Vegetable 1
Meat 3



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