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Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Corn-Bacon Relish

No recipe image available.A basic grilled tenderloin gets a boost of flavor from the sweet smoky corn relish included with this recipe. Serve with coleslaw and slices of chilled cantaloupe.

Recipe Ingredients:

3 pork tenderloins (10 to 12 ounces each)
Salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste
2 cups fresh or frozen corn
4 tablespoons maple syrup
3 slices of bacon, diced small
1 large yellow onion, diced small
1 teaspoon chopped fresh sage
Salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste

Cooking Directions:

  1. Sauté corn with maple syrup until golden brown and caramelized. Remove from pan. Add bacon and cook over medium heat until crisp. Add onion and cook until the onion is clear. Add corn and cook 2 minutes more. Remove from heat, add sage and salt and pepper to taste. Stir well and set aside.
  2. Rub tenderloins with salt and pepper and grill over a medium fire for 12 to 15 minutes, rolling every 3 to 4 minutes. Allow to stand for 5 minutes, then carve into 1/2-inch slices. Spoon about 1/4 cup relish over each portion and serve.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories 430 calories Protein 52 grams Fat 10 grams Sodium 190 milligrams Cholesterol 150 milligrams Saturated Fat 3 grams Carbohydrates 32 grams.

Recipe provided courtesy of National Pork Board.