Spice-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin with a Mediterranean Grain Salad
Spice-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin with a Mediterranean Grain Salad
  • prep: 45 min
  • cook: 45 min
  • total: 1 hr 30 min
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  • Summary

    This easy, satisfying dinner offers three levels of flavor-building seasoning for quick-cooking pork tenderloin and your choice of farro, rice, or quinoa. Feel free to mix and match options 1-3 to make everyone happy.

    Ingredients

    • 2 small pork tenderloins (about 1 1/2 pounds total)
    • 1 3/4 teaspoons kosher salt, divided
    • 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
    • 3 cups cooked farro, rice, or quinoa
    • 1 cup cucumber half moons
    • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1 teaspoon light brown sugar
    • 1 1/4 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper, divided
    • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
    • 1/2 cup crumbled feta
    • 2 teaspoons harissa paste
    • 1 cup dry white wine or low-sodium chicken broth
    • 4 tablespoons unsalted cold butter, cut into 8 pieces
    • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice (optional)
    • Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper
    • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped herbs, such as dill, parsley, and/or mint
    • 1/4 cup pitted Kalamata olives, sliced in half lengthwise

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1046 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 40 g 62.18%
    • Saturated Fat: 11 g 55.94%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 219 mg 73.04%
    • Sodium: 2399 mg 99.98%
    • Calcium: 476 mg 47.55%
    • Potassium: 1422 mg 40.62%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 9 mg 51.5%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 82 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 10 g 39.69%
    • Sugar: 11 g
    • Protein: 82 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 36.01%
    • Vitamin C 48.82%
    • Vitamin D 6.31%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch5
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat9
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total4 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total8 oz-eq

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