Southwestern Pork

By Greatorex, Susan

 Southwestern pork

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds pork tenderloin

  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin

  • 1/4 cup cornmeal

  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil

  • 1 cup low-salt chicken broth

  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste

  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar

  • 2 stalks celery, sliced on diagonal

  • 2 carrots, peeled and sliced on diagonal

  • 1/2 cup frozen corn

  • 1/2 red pepper, sliced into thin strips

Directions

Trim excess fat from tenderloins and cut into two pieces. Mix cumin with cornmeal. Roll meat in mixture to coat. Pour oil into a nonstick, 12-inch skillet and brown meat over medium heat. Combine chicken broth, vinegar, tomato paste, and sugar. Add to meat along with celery and carrots. Bring to a boil; cover and simmer 15 to 20 minutes. Add corn and red pepper; cover and simmer 10 more minutes. To serve, slice meat onto a platter and surround with vegetables.

Serves eight

Each serving contains about 151 calories, 19.5 g protein, 3 g fat (18 percent calories from fat), 55 mg cholesterol, 11 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, and 186 mg sodium.

Medical Reviewer: Lambert, J.G. M.D. Last Annual Review Date: 2009-11-13T00:00:00-07:00 Copyright: Copyright Health Ink & Vitality Communications