Grilled Lemon-Pepper Pork Tenderloin

Just season and grill, this main dish is done in half an hour.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/2
teaspoon seasoned salt
1/2
teaspoon coarse ground pepper
1/2
teaspoon paprika
1/4
teaspoon dried thyme or marjoram leaves
2
pork tenderloins (about 3/4 lb each)
2
teaspoons olive or vegetable oil
  • 1 Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. In small bowl, mix all ingredients except pork and oil. Brush oil over all sides of pork. Rub lemon peel mixture over pork.
  • 2 Cover and grill pork over medium-low heat 15 to 20 minutes, turning occasionally, until pork has slight blush of pink in center and meat thermometer inserted in center reads 160°F.
  • 3 Remove pork from grill; cover with foil. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes before slicing.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    160
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    160mg
    160%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    0g
    0%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    26g
    26%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    0
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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