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Pork Tenderloin with Broccoli and Szechwan Noodles Recipe

See how the B6 in this delicious Asian mix can help your skin.

| September 7th, 2011
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pork tenderloin broccoli szechwan noodles recipe

Standout Beauty Nutrient:  0.57mg of vitamin B6, or 28.52% RDA

Beauty Benefits:
Pork, pasta and broccoli all contribute to the B6 content, which may help ease eczema and dermatitis. Overall, it promotes skin health.

Bonus Nutrients:
The protein can also help the skin by repairing skin tissue and preventing acne and wrinkles. Though high in sodium, it contains a lot less than the sauces in takeout noodle dishes.

Ingredients

Pork Tenderloin

  • 3 tablespoon(s) agave nectar
  • 2 tablespoon(s) rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon(s) balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon(s) reduced-sodium tamari sauce
  • 1 teaspoon(s) fresh ginger root, grated
  • 1 teaspoon(s) garlic, minced
  • 1 small (12 ounces) pork tenderloin

Szechwan Noodles and Broccoli

  • 8 ounce(s) whole-wheat spaghetti noodles
  • 2 tablespoon(s) dark sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoon(s) reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon(s) balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon(s) agave nectar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon(s) hot chili dark sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) garlic, minced
  • 3 cup(s) broccoli florets, steamed or simmered until crisp-tender
  • 1 cup(s) green onions, sliced

Preparation

  • For Pork Tenderloin: Combine all ingredients except tenderloin in a shallow dish and mix well. Then add tenderloin, turning to coat. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes or up to 4 hours. Meanwhile, prepare Szechwan Noodles and Broccoli. (See directions below.)
  • For Szechwan Noodles and Broccoli: Cook noodles according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine remaining ingredients except broccoli and green onions; mix well. Drain noodles; add to bowl and toss well. Add broccoli and green onions; toss again.
  • To cook Pork Tenderloin: Heat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Place tenderloin on rimmed baking sheet.
  • Pour marinade into a small saucepan; bring to a simmer. Cook until reduced to 3 tablespoons; cool 5 minutes.
  • Coat tenderloin with half of mixture. Bake 15 minutes.
  • Turn tenderloin over; brush remaining marinade reduction over tenderloin.
  • Continue baking 15 minutes or until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the center of tenderloin reads 150 degrees.
  • Transfer to carving board; tent with foil and let stand 10 minutes.
  • Cut crosswise into thin slices. Arrange noodles and broccoli on four serving plates; top with tenderloin slices.
Calorie CountRecipe Info Provided by CalorieCount.com
Recipe Info Provided by CalorieCount.com

Recipe developed by Cleveland Clinic Lifestyle 180 program. This is a Go! Food, which meets beautifying nutritional criteria. 

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