Diabetic Meal Plan: Sweet-Soy Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Asparagus
 
Ingredients
  • 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
Instructions
  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 by The eMeals Blog at http://blog.emeals.com/diabetic-meal-plan-sweet-soy-pork-tenderloin-with-roasted-asparagus/