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Pecan-Crusted Pork Tenderloin

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup apple cider
  • 1 (1-pound) pork tenderloin, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon spicy brown mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2/3 cup chopped pecans
  • Cooking spray

Preparation


1. Combine apple cider and pork in a zip-top plastic bag; seal and marinate in refrigerator 8 hours.

2. Preheat oven to 400°.

3. Remove pork from bag; discard cider. Combine sugar and next 4 ingredients (through garlic); rub over pork. Roll pork in pecans. Place pork on broiler-pan rack coated with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 25 minutes or until a thermometer registers 160°. Remove from oven; let stand 10 minutes.



    This easy pecan-crusted pork tenderloin is a tasty way to prepare this classic cut of meat.  Simply marinate the pork tenderloin in apple cider, rub with a sugary mustard mixture, and roll in chopped pecans, then bake for 25 minutes. 
  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 3 ounces)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 339
Fat per serving: 18g
Saturated fat per serving: 3g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 10g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 5g
Protein per serving: 26g
Carbohydrate per serving: 19g
Fiber per serving: 2g
Cholesterol per serving: 74mg
Iron per serving: 2mg
Sodium per serving: 255mg
Calcium per serving: 39mg