Chipotle Pork Tenderloins

This pork tenderloin beats all at a cookout! This recipe is such a treat. Fresh strawberries and avocado in the salsa help cool the tasty heat of the pork.


9 servings & 5 cups salsa

Pork Ingredients

1 cup sliced onion
1/2 cup chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, chopped
1/4 cup lime juice
1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
3 pork tenderloins (1 pound each)

Strawberry Salsa Ingredients

5 cups sliced fresh strawberries
1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
1/4 cup lime juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and chopped


In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the onion, chipotle peppers, lime juice and garlic; add pork. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

Prepare grill for indirect heat. Drain and discard marinade. Grill pork, covered, over indirect medium heat for 10 to 13 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 160°F (71°C). Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing.

For salsa, in a large bowl, combine the strawberries, green onions, cilantro, lime juice and salt. Gently stir in avocado. Serve with pork.

Preparation Time: 20 minutes + marinating
Grill Time: 20 minutes

Nutritional Information

4 ounces cooked pork with 1/2 cup salsa equals 246 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 84 mg cholesterol, 173 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 31 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat.

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