Pork Tenderloin with Cilantro-Lime Pesto

Pork
Pork Tenderloin with Cilantro-Lime Pesto
0
11
260
35

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds pork tenderloin
  • 1 tablespoon garlic (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger root (minced)
  • 1/4 cup green onions (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro (minced)
  • 1 teaspoon jalapeno chilies (minced)
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup cheese (jalapeno, grated)
  • 1/4 cup pinenuts (toasted)

Directions

  1. 1Cut tenderloin lengthwise almost in half. Lay out flat. Chill. Combine next seven ingredients in food processor, puree. Add olive oil slowly until mixture thickens. Spread half of mixture over tenderloin. Spread grated cheese over pesto. Reform tenderloin and tie to secure. Spread remaining pesto over tenderloin. Chill for several hours.
  2. 2Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Place tenderloin on a rack in a shallow baking pan and roast 20 minutes until internal temperature on a thermometer reads 145 degrees F. Remove from oven, cover and keep warm. Let rest for 10 minutes; reserving all juices.
  3. 3Remove string from tenderloin, cut into eight slices. Arrange on plates. Pour any warm juices over slice. Sprinkle with toasted pine nuts to serve.
Discover more recipes from Pork

NutritionView more

260Calories
Sodium5%DV120mg
Fat25%DV16g
Protein53%DV27g
Carbs1%DV2g
Fiber0%DV0g

PER SERVING *

Calories260Calories from Fat140
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat16g25%
Saturated Fat4g20%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol85mg28%
Sodium120mg5%
Potassium520mg15%
Protein27g53%
Calories from Fat140
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate2g1%
Dietary Fiber0g0%
Sugars<1g2%
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.