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Grilled Turkey Tenderloin with Mango Salsa - Quick Recipe

Turkey tenderloins are a lean meat and can be found by the ground turkey at the grocery store. If you can’t find turkey tenderloin, you can always substitute pork tenderloin in this recipe. 

Prep Time: 1 hour (includes marinating time)

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 4 ounces

  • Calories 205
  • Carbohydrate 14 g
  • Protein 28 g
  • Fat 4.5 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber 2 g
  • Cholesterol 75 mg
  • Sodium 50 mg

This Recipe Serves 5

Ingredients

Cooking spray
1.25 pounds skinless, boneless turkey breast tenderloins
¼ teaspoon garlic powder or salt
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

Marinade
Juice of 1 medium orange
Juice of 1 lemon
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
Pinch of crushed red pepper flakes (optional)

Mango Salsa
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
1 large mango, finely diced
1/3 cup red onion, finely diced
½ cup red bell pepper, finely diced
1 tablespoon jalapeño pepper, minced (optional)

Instructions

  1. Season tenderloins with garlic powder and black pepper.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together all marinade ingredients. Place the tenderloins in a large plastic storage bag. Pour marinade over tenderloins and coat well.  Seal bag and refrigerate 1 hour or overnight.
  3. Spray grill with cooking spray and preheat to medium-high.  
  4. Remove tenderloins from marinade, discarding any remaining marinade Grill tenderloins turning frequently, about 25 minutes or until done and internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.
  5. While turkey is grilling prepare mango salsa. In a small bowl, combine all mango salsa ingredients and mix well.
  6. Slice the tenderloins into about ¾-inch slices and spread mango salsa evenly over tenderloins.

TIME-SAVING TIP: Use frozen mangoes to make the salsa. You can defrost in your refrigerator in the morning and dice them up for dinner time.

MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: Confirm ingredients are gluten-free and this recipe can be made gluten-free.

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