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Nutrition Facts

Calories 285
  Calories from Fat 53 (19%)
(9%)Total Fat 6g
(10%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
(37%)Cholesterol 111mg
(8%)Sodium 195mg
(22%)Potassium 756mg
Total Carbohydrate 21g
(5%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 17g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(73%)Protein 37g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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Jamaican Pork Roast with Caramelized Onion and Fruit


  • 2 medium onions

  • 1/3 cup apricot jam

  • 1 Tbs soy sauce

  • 1 Tbs lime juice

  • 1 1/2 lbs pork tenderloin

  • 1 cup mango, papaya, or peach, cut into large pieces

  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • Lime wedges

Get your fiber and your protein in one bite—tropical fruits accompanies a juicy pork tenderloin.


  • Peel and trim onions; cut crosswise into 1/2-inch-thick rings.
  • Combine apricot jam, soy sauce, and lime juice to make glaze; set aside.
  • Grill onion slices and pork tenderloin over medium, ash-covered coals.
  • After 10 minutes, brush the pork and onions with glaze and turn as needed for even cooking. Pork is done when the internal temperature of the meat is 160˚F when tested with thermometer.
  • Transfer grilled onions to a bowl, separating into rings; add fruit and cilantro. Slice pork with knife blade at a diagonal slant and overlap meat slices onto a serving platter.
  • Accompany with onions, fruit mixture, and lime wedges.

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