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Pork Tenderloin With Maple-Mustard-Sage Marinade

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: about 45 minutes

Recipe makes: 6 servings (4 ounces of meat per serving)

What you need:

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 3 tbsp. grade A real maple syrup
  • 3 sage leaves
  • 2 pork tenderloins (about ¾ lb each)

Equipment and supplies:

  • Cooking spray
  • Rimmed baking sheet with metal cooking rack
  • Large bowl
  • Foil

What to do:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Line a rimmed baking sheet with a metal cooking rack and spray generously with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together mustard, maple syrup, and sage leaves. Add pork, coating it completely in marinade. Place pork onto prepared baking rack and bake for 45 minutes or until pork registers 160°F (71°C) on a meat thermometer. Remove pork from oven and place a piece of aluminum foil over it.
  3. Allow pork to rest for 5 minutes, then slice it thinly and serve.

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

  • 160 calories
  • 24g protein
  • 2.5g fat
  • 1g sat. fat
  • 9g carbohydrate
  • 0g fiber
  • 75mg cholesterol
  • 240mg sodium
  • 6g sugars

Serves: 6

Serving size: 4 ounces

Reviewed by: Meredith Parkinson, RD, LDN
Date Reviewed: 04-11-2015

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