Recipes Barbecue Pork Loin (Entree)

Number of Servings
6
Ingredients
    • 2 tablespoon chili powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
    • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
    • 2 lean pork tenderloins (about 1 1/2 pounds)
    • Black Bean Salsa Ingredients:
    • 1 (15-ounce can) black beans, drained
    • 2 cups finely diced tomatoes, seeded
    • 4 jalapenos, minced
    • 1/4 cup finely diced purple onion
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1 tablespoon Balsamic vinegar
    • 1 tablespoon reserved spice mixture
    • Juice of one lime
    • 2 tablespoon chopped cilantro
Instructions

Combine first five ingredients in a small bowl. Reserve 1 tablespoon for salsa that follows. Sprinkle spice mixture evenly over meat, pressing onto surface. Over medium heat, grill the meat for about 30 minutes or until a thermometer registers 160 degrees internal temperature. Let the meat sit for 10 minutes before cutting to let juices set. Slice pork on a diagonal bias into 1/2-inch slices. Serve with Black Bean Salsa and grilled marinated vegetables. Steps for Preparation Black Bean Salsa: Combine all of the ingredients in a medium bowl and let marinate at least 4 hours in the refrigerator. Stir occasionally. Spoon 1/2 cup of salsa onto center of plate. Slice pork loin on a diagonal against the grain into thin slices. Drizzle a prepared barbecue sauce around the salsa. Place at least 5 slices of pork loin on top of sauce around the salsa. Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve with grilled vegetables.

Nutrition Information

427 Calories; 8g Fat (16.3% calories from fat); 40g Protein; 50g Carbohydrate; 13g Dietary Fiber; 74mg Cholesterol; 270mg Sodium.