Protein-Packed Almond Pork Tenderloin

By ADW|2017-09-18T14:33:24-04:00Updated: September 18th, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Meat|0 Comments


  • 1 1/2 lb pork, tenderloin, lean, raw
  • 1/2 cup cooking sherry
  • 2 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper, ground
  • 2 medium garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/2 cup ground almonds
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 cup fresh chopped onion
  • 1 fresh carrot, peeled and diced
  • 1 medium celery stalk, chopped


  1. In a small bowl, stir together sherry, soy sauce, pepper and garlic. Pour over pork in a sealable bag.
  2. Seal the bag and marinate in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
  3. Remove pork from marinade, preserving marinade. Pat dry.
  4. Coat pork with almonds.
  5. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat.
  6. Brown pork on all sides, for about 5 minutes, turning carefully.
  7. Reduce heat to low, add rest of the marinade, onion, carrot and celery.
  8. Cover and simmer 10 – 12 minutes, then serve.

Food Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fat.

Nutritional Info (per serving):
Makes 6 Servings
Calories: 236
Fat: 8.7g
Protein: 29.4g
Carbohydrates: 7.6g
Fiber: 1.9g
Sodium: 262mg

Recipe provided courtesy of Chef Jack who is the lead chef at Bistro M.D., a weight loss meal delivery system designed for a lighter, healthier you.

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ADW Diabetes is a diabetic supply mail order company that is dedicated to keeping diabetes management affordable. ADW takes a leading role in offering free diabetic education through Destination Diabetes, an informational component of the ADW website featuring tips and advice from diabetes and nutrition experts, diabetic recipes and more.

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