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Pork Tenderloin with Dried Cherry Glaze

Serves 8

2 whole pork tenderloins, about 1 lb each
1/2 cup dried cherries
1-1/2 cups applesauce
2 tbsps frozen cranberry juice cocktail concentrate
2 tbsps Dijon mustard
1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground cloves

Preheat oven to 425 deg F. Place tenderloins on a rack. Roast uncovered
for 20 to 30 minutes until meat registers 160 degrees on a thermometer.
Meanwhile, in a small mixing bowl, combine dried cherries, applesauce,
cranberry juice cocktail concentrate, mustard, brown sugar, cinnamon, salt
and ground cloves.

Baste tenderloins with glaze during last 10 minutes of roasting. Serve
tenderloins drizzled with juices and glaze left in pan.

Calories 215;Protein 24g;Fat 4g;Chol 66mg;Sodium 144mg;Carbs 20g;Fiber 1g
Exchanges: 1/2 starch; 1 fruit; 3-1/2 meat

October 5, 2006 Posted by | Cooking, Dinner, Famous Recipes, Food, Pork, Pork Recipes, Recipe, Recipes | Leave a comment




Dipping Sauce
1 cup Old El Paso® Thick ‘n Chunky Salsa
1/2 cup peach preserves
1/2 teaspoon liquid smoke
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
2/3 cup diced peeled jicama
2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
1 ripe large avocado, pitted, peeled and coarsely chopped
1 (18-oz.) container Old El Paso® Refrigerated Taco Sauce with
Seasoned Ground Beef
1 3/4 cups coarsely crushed tortilla chips
1/4 cup chopped green onions (4 medium)
1 (2.25-oz.) can sliced ripe olives, drained
2 oz. (1/2 cup) finely shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
12 large leaves Bibb lettuce, rinsed, patted dry with paper towels

Preparation Directions:

1. In small bowl, mix all dipping sauce ingredients; set aside. In
another small bowl, mix jicama with 1 teaspoon of the lime juice. In
third small bowl, mix avocado with remaining teaspoon lime juice.
Heat taco sauce with ground beef in microwave as directed on

2. On large serving platter, layer crushed chips, warm taco sauce
with ground beef, jicama, avocado, onions, olives and cheese.
Sprinkle cilantro over top. On large plate, arrange lettuce leaves.

3. To serve, spoon about 1/3 cup layered fillings onto each lettuce
leaf; wrap lettuce around filling. Serve with dipping sauce.

High Altitude Instructions:
Heat taco sauce with ground beef in microwave following High
Altitude directions on container.

October 5, 2006 Posted by | Beef, Cheese, Cooking and Food, Meals, Summer Recipes, Vegetables | Leave a comment