This recipe is an excellent lean protein meal that is ideal for individuals working with medical diet pills. Pork tenderloin offers an alternative to other cuts of pork that is low in both fat and calories, but very nutrient-rich. When preparing, make sure to remove any visible fat so that it is indeed a lean cut. We always promote lean protein to those on diets and weight loss programs, as it is very filling and helps us build more lean muscle. Pork tenderloin is a great source of essential minerals such as phosphorus and selenium, which helps regulate metabolism. Pork tenderloin is also rich in choline, which helps metabolize cholesterol, as well as thiamin, a B vitamin that helps your body convert food into energy and helps metabolize protein and fats.
This recipe makes a healthy meal for the entire family. Serve with some fiber-rich produce—it goes well with anything from baked apples and sweet potatoes to greens like spinach, peas or cabbage. Click this link to learn more about working with medical diet pills.
1 lb lean pork tenderloin
3 cloves garlic, minced
3 tbsp Dijon mustard
2 tbsp reduced-sugar maple syrup
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1 tsp sage, diced
2 tbsps extra virgin olive oil, divided
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
Make sure that any fat on the pork tenderloin has been completely trimmed. Whisk together the reduced-sugar maple syrup, Dijon mustard, garlic, apple cider vinegar, sage and one tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil together. Combine well. Place the pork tenderloin in a sealable container or bag with the marinade. Seal tightly and shake to fully coat. Put in the refrigerator for a minimum of two hours or overnight for richer flavor.
Before cooking, remove the container from the refrigerator and let it sit at room temperature for a half hour. Brush your grill with the remaining extra virgin olive oil and remove the pork from the marinade. Grill for 3-4 minutes on each side and turn. Repeat this so that the tenderloin cooks for approximately 15 minutes. Serve hot and enjoy.
Makes four servings.