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Pork Tacos

This recipe calls for pork tenderloin - one of the leaner cuts of pork out there. You can also top these tacos with avocado and fresh salsa.

Prep Time: 45 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 taco

  • Calories 130
  • Carbohydrate 13 g
  • Protein 16 g
  • Fat 5 g
  • Saturated Fat 1.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber 8 g
  • Cholesterol 30 mg
  • Sodium 395 mg

This Recipe Serves 12

Ingredients

2 limes, juiced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 ½ tablespoons chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon oregano
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
2 pork tenderloins (1.25-pound total)
12 low-carb tortillas (10 grams carb per tortilla), heated
2 tomatoes, diced
1½ cups shredded lettuce
1 cup reduced-fat, shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl combine lime juice, garlic, chili powder, cumin, oregano, salt and pepper. Add pork and coat well. Marinate in refrigerator for 30 minutes up to 4 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Place tenderloins in a shallow baking dish and bake for 30 minutes or until pork is done.
  3. Remove pork from oven and let rest for 10 minutes. Cut pork into 1-inch chunks.
  4. Serve pork in warm tortillas topped with tomatoes, 2 tablespoons of lettuce and 1 1/3 tablespoons cheese.

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