Diabetic Meal Plan: Sweet-Soy Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Asparagus

Sweet Soy Pork Tenderloin from the eMeals Diabetic Meal PlanTodays we’re celebrating the launch of our new Diabetic meal plan and sharing an upcoming recipe here on the blog. Developed by our on-staff dietitians, this simple Sweet-Soy Pork Tenderloin is marinated overnight and then roasted in the oven with fresh asparagus. Drizzle with an easy fruit sauce and serve with brown rice for a dinner that not only meets your dietary needs, but tastes great too! Our taste-testers loved it so much they made sandwiches with the leftover pork and sauce the next night. So if you or someone in your family is living with diabetes and searching for a way to make meal planning easier, give our new Diabetic meal plan a try!*

Diabetic Meal Plan: Sweet-Soy Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Asparagus
  • 1½ lb pork tenderloin
  • ⅓ cup balsamic vinegar, divided
  • ¼ cup lower-sodium soy sauce, divided
  • 1½ teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ cup raspberry fruit spread
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
  • 1 lb fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon grated lemon rind
  1. Combine pork, 3 tablespoons vinegar, 3 tablespoons soy sauce and Worcestershire sauce in a large zip-top plastic bag.
  2. Seal bag, and turn to coat.
  3. Whisk together remaining vinegar, soy sauce and fruit spread in a small bowl; cover and refrigerate fruit spread mixture and pork overnight.
  4. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  5. Remove pork from bag, discarding marinade.
  6. Heat ½ tablespoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; add pork and brown on all sides.
  7. Place pork in a 13- x 9-inch pan.
  8. Arrange asparagus on a rimmed baking sheet, and drizzle with remaining oil.
  9. Roast asparagus and pork 15 minutes or until pork reaches 145°F and asparagus is crisp-tender.
  10. Sprinkle asparagus with salt; let pork stand 3 minutes before slicing.
  11. Meanwhile, bring fruit spread mixture to a boil in skillet over medium-high heat; stir in lemon rind.
  12. Serve sauce over pork with asparagus.

Recipe serves 6. Calories: 250 Fiber: 2 g Carbs: 17 g *eMeals is committed to providing simple, balanced meals to help individuals make healthy choices in consultation with their personal physician. Although our Registered Dietitians provide the most accurate nutritional values possible, you should always seek the advice of a physician for your own specific condition or dietary needs.

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