Roasted Pork With Avocado Salsa




Ingredients

    For The Pork
  • 20 oz. pork tenderloin
  • 2 tablespoons mesquite lime marinade (or your favorite marinade)
    For The Avocado Salsa
  • 1 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 cup canned black beans, drained & rinsed
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 2 roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fajita seasoning
 

Nutrition

  • Amount: 5 oz.
  • Calories: 280 (360)
  • Fat (g): 11
  • Sat. Fat (g): 3
  • Carb (g): 22
  • Fiber (g): 7
  • Protein (g): 28
  • Dairy Free, Gluten free

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Directions

  • Rub pork with marinade, and place on a foil lined baking sheet.
  • Preheat oven to 425 F.
  • Roast at 425 F for 10 minutes; then reduce heat to 350 F and roast for 20- 30 minutes or until internal temperature of pork reaches 150 F.
  • Once pork reaches 150 F, remove from oven, cover with foil, and allow to rest for 5 minutes before slicing
  • While the pork is roasting, combine all ingredients for the avocado salsa in a large bowl.
  • Top sliced pork with salsa and serve over quinoa, couscous, or your favorite grain.



Cooking Tip

Prepare this protein rich meal along with your favorite grains after a hard training day to replenish glycogen stores and repair muscle cells. Prepare this as part of a meal prep by pre-portioning it into individual-sized Tupperware container for meals throughout the week.



Performance Fact

Avocado is actually a fruit and has the most fiber of any fruit, contains over 20 vitamins and minerals and has more potassium than a banana. Pork tenderloin is about 94% lean, is low in saturated fat and a great protein choice that is easy to cook and can be enhanced by any marinade or seasoning blend.