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Cinnamon Pork Tenderloin and Raisin Couscous

When you’re putting together your menu for Christmas dinner, think of this recipe as a perfect main course. This fried and baked pork tenderloin with couscous really brings on the extra flavors and textures: raisins, lemon zest, salt, pepper, mint leaves, and lemon juice. Work on the meat first and also flavor it with cinnamon and cumin powder.
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When you’re putting together your menu for Christmas dinner, think of this recipe as a perfect main course. This fried and baked pork tenderloin with couscous really brings on the extra flavors and textures: raisins, lemon zest, salt, pepper, mint leaves, and lemon juice. Work on the meat first and also flavor it with cinnamon and cumin powder.

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Ingredients

2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
1 pound pork tenderloin
salt
pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
cumin powder
cinnamon
10 ounces of couscous
2 tablespoons of raisin
1 teaspoon cumin powder
1 teaspoon lemon zest
3 leaves fresh mint
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 cup fat free yogurt
2 tablespoons of ginger root shredded

Ingredients

Steps

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Add 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil in a skillet and place it over medium heat.

2
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Lay the pork tenderloin into the skillet and cook it for 3-4 minutes on each side or until it turns light brown.

3
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Add the pork tenderloin to a baking tray and drizzle the olive oil over it. Sprinkle with cumin powder and cinnamon. Roast it for 45 minutes at 400⁰ F/200⁰.

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Use a bowl to add the couscous, raisins, cumin powder, lemon zest, fresh mint leaves, and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper. Mix and set aside.

5
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Mix the yogurt, ginger, and some salt to make a dip.

6
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Serve the tenderloin with couscous and yogurt dip.

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Nutritional Chart

678 kcal
Calories
60 g
Protein
28 g
Fat
45 g
Carbohydrates

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Andrei Gusty

Well, I love to eat! I guess I always did. Tasty foods, traditional foods, fast-foods, healthy foods and, again, not so healthy ones. You name it.

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