GRILLED PORK TENDERLOIN WITH CHIMICHURRI SAUCE

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Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Chimichurri Sauce

Servings: 4

Keywords: pork, spinach

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 45 mins
  • Total Time: 55 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs pork tenderloin
  • 1 ½ cups cilantro
  • ½ cup spinach
  • ¼ cup shallots
  • ⅓ cup red wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • Instructions

    1. Place the shallots, red wine vinegar, olive oil, garlic, crushed red peeper flakes and cumin in a food processor. Chop a few times to mix the ingredients and cut the shallots to about ¼ inch pieces. Add the cilantro and spinach and chopped until a the cut pieces of cilantro are about ¼ inches. Set aside. Trim the pork tenderloin. Marinade in two tablespoons of the chimichurri for 30 minutes. Heat the grill and cook for about 5-8 minutes on each side – until it reaches an internal temperature of 150°F. Let the pork rest off the fire for about 10 minutes – serve with the sauce on top. Click for larger image

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size: 1

    Serving Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 298
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 9.5g 14%
    Saturated Fat 2.1g 10%
    Trans Fat 0g
    Sodium 218mg 9%
    Total Carbohydrate 1.3g 0%
    Dietary Fiber 0.4g 1%
    Sugars 0.25g
    Protein 48g

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

    Notes

    I like to serve this with steamed rice and crushed black beans. The chimichurri sauce can be made a day ahead and kept in the refrigerator. The chimichurri sauce is also excellent on grilled fish, chicken, or beef.