Easter Pork Tenderloin

For those of us looking for a ham alternative this Easter, the Sisterhood has dug this one up for you! I’ve never tried this recipe, but it sounds wonderful and best of all, EASY!!! Who doesn’t love easy when you’re planning a dinner, getting Easter baskets ready, eggs dyed, going to church, etc.

Easter Pork Tenderloin from Weight Watchers
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POINTS® Value: 4
Servings: 8
Preparation Time: 20 min
Cooking Time: 12 min
Level of Difficulty: Easy

Who needs a fattening Easter ham? The spices in this low-fat pork tenderloin make it taste even better. Marinate overnight for deeper flavor.

Ingredients

1/2 cup(s) reduced-calorie pancake syrup
1 tsp dry mustard
1 tsp ground cloves
1 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp table salt
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp black pepper, freshly ground
2 1/2 pound(s) lean pork tenderloin, use two 1 1/4-pound pieces

Instructions
In a large zip-close plastic bag, combine syrup, dry mustard, cloves, ginger, salt, cinnamon and pepper. Trim pork of all visible fat and cut each tenderloin in half widthwise. Add tenderloins to plastic bag, squeeze out air and seal bag; turn to coat tenderloins. Place bag on a plate and refrigerate on bottom shelf, turning bag occasionally, at least 2 hours or overnight.

Preheat broiler. Place tenderloins in a roasting pan and pour marinade over them. Broil 5 inches from heat until pork reaches an internal temperature of 160°F, about 6 minutes per side. Let stand at room temperature for 5 minutes before slicing. Yields about 4 ounces of meat per serving.

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  • laura

    This recipe is AWESOME!!!! I hate when seasonings overpower the flavor of the meat and so I was a bit skeptical of this recipe…I'm so glad I tried it because it was delicious and a huge hit with the family…. I will be using this recipe again :)

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    This sounds awesome. We eat a lot of pork because it is lower in fat. I like this recipie because it is also low in calories. I am going to try it for Sunday dinner this week.

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    yummy, i am so hungry right now. Thanks for sharing.

  • Anonymous

    yummy, i am so hungry right now. Thanks for sharing.