Grilled Tenderloin with Cumin, Green Tomatillos and Onion Salsa

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Grilled Tenderloin with Cumin, Green Tomatillos and Onion Salsa
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Ingredients

  • 1 pork tenderloin (about 1 pound)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • 10 tomatillos (medium green, outer skin removed)
  • 2 jalapeno chilies (small)
  • 1 onions (large, cut into 1/2-inch thick slices)
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro (chopped, plus additional for garnish)

Directions

  1. 1Butterfly pork tenderloin lengthwise. Flatten pork with the palm of your hand to achieve even thickness. cover with oil and season with cumin, salt and pepper.
  2. 2Prepare grill for medium-high heat. Grill tomatillos, jalapenos and onion for about 5 to 10 minutes, turning often, until soft. Remove vegetables from grill. Seed and stem jalapenos. Add tomatoes, jalapenos and half the onions to a blender or food processor; blend until mixture becomes a thick paste. Transfer to a serving dish and mix in water and cilantro, adding, adding salt to taste.
  3. 3Place pork on the grill and cook for 4-5 minutes on each side (about 20 minutes total time), until internal temperature as measured with an instant-read thermometer is 145 degrees Fahrenheit, followed by a 3-minute rest time. Slice pork and arrange on a warm serving tray. Spoon some of the tomatillo mixture over the pork and decorate with the remaining grilled onions. Garnish with cilantro. Serve pork with remaining sauce.
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NutritionView more

230Calories
Sodium11%DV270mg
Fat15%DV10g
Protein55%DV28g
Carbs3%DV10g
Fiber12%DV3g

PER SERVING *

Calories230Calories from Fat90
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat10g15%
Saturated Fat2g10%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol85mg28%
Sodium270mg11%
Potassium830mg24%
Protein28g55%
Calories from Fat90
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate10g3%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Sugars5g10%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.