Pork Tenderloin : A Healthy Eating Hero

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Win the battle against healthy eating ruts by choosing foods that are delicious and nutritious.

 And now, pork fans have another reason to dig in.

The American Heart Association (AHA) has recently certified pork tenderloin as a heart-healthy food with its iconic Heart-Check mark.

Here is the link…

Pork Tenderloin : A Healthy Eating Hero

Image: Kansas Pork Board

 

Honey Pork Tenderloin Kabobs

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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 –

Cook to 145 F with 3 minute rest Time

Ingredients
1/2 cup bourbon, * OR 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup mustard
1 teaspoon dried tarragon
3-4 sweet potatoes, cut into 24 one-inch cubes
1 1/2 pounds pork tenderloin, cut into 24 one-inch cubes
4 medium ripe peaches, unpeeled, pitted and quartered
4 green bell peppers, each cut into 8 two-inch pieces
8 yellow onion, each cut into 4 two-inch pieces
olive oil, for grilling

– Cooking Directions

Mix first four ingredients in a bowl; stir well and set glaze aside. Steam or boil sweet potatoes until crisp-tender. Thread 3 sweet potato cubes, 3 pork cubes, 2 peach quarters, 4 green pepper pieces and 4 onion pieces alternately onto each of eight 10-inch skewers. Brush kabobs with honey glaze mixture. Lightly oil grill. Grill over medium-hot coals 5 minutes on each side or until thoroughly heated, basting occasionally with glaze.

Serves 4

* Bourbon is optional, can substitute 2 tablespoons cider vinegar

Give your grill a new thrill with these spiked kabobs. Serve with favorite potato salad, grilled corn on the cob and cold melon for dessert.

Nutrition Information
Calories: 640 calories
Protein: 42 grams
Fat: 12 grams
Sodium: 290 milligrams
Cholesterol: 110 milligrams
Saturated Fat: 3 grams
Carbohydrates: 77 grams

Recipe and photo courtesy of National Pork Board