Maple-Sage Roasted Pork Tenderloin

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 3 ounces)
Source: Cooking Light Magazine, November 2008
CL Comments: Only four ingredients give pork tenderloin outstanding flavor in this dish. Serve with sweet potatoes and sautéed spinach for a dinner that's ready in less than an hour.
Amy's Comments: The pork was really tender and the flavors were great. The maple and sage made it almost taste like breakfast sausage (yum!). I served with some egg noodles and steamed broccoli.

INGREDIENTS:

1 tablespoon maple syrup
1 teaspoon chopped fresh sage
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 (1-pound) pork tenderloin, trimmed
Cooking spray

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag; seal and turn to coat. Marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 400°.
  3. Remove pork from bag. Place pork on a foil-lined baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 25 minutes or until a thermometer registers 155°. Cover loosely with foil. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing.

NUTRITIONAL INFO:

Calories: 153 (24% from fat), Fat: 4.1g (sat 1.4g,mono 1.6g,poly 0.4g), Protein: 24g, Carbohydrate: 3.5g, Fiber: 0.0g, Cholesterol: 67mg, Iron: 1.3mg, Sodium: 343mg, Calcium: 10mg

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