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Grilled Pork Wraps with Roasted Corn and Tomato Relish

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  • Makes: 10 servings
  • Prep 50 mins
  • Chill 1 hr to 24 hrs
  • Grill 30 mins
  • Stand 15 mins

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For this low-fat main dish, grilled and seasoned pork strips and homemade corn relish fill a flour tortilla. Guests at a cookout can assemble their own.

Ingredients

  • 2 1 - pounds pork tenderloins
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon-style mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Shredded Napa cabbage (optional)
  • Corn-Tomato Relish (recipe follows)
  • 10 8 - 10 - plain or flavored flour tortillas

Directions

  1. Trim fat from meat. Sprinkle meat with salt and black pepper. For glaze, in a small bowl combine honey, mustard and cumin; set aside.
  2. For a charcoal grill, arrange hot coals around a drip pan. Test for medium-hot heat above pan. Place meat on grill rack over the drip pan. Cover and grill for 30 to 35 minutes, or until meat thermometer registers 155 degrees F, brushing with honey-mustard mixture the last 5 to 10 minutes of grilling. (For gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium-high. Adjust for indirect cooking. Place meat on grill rack; cover and grill as above.) Cover meat and let stand 15 minutes (meat temperature will rise to 160 degrees F). Slice meat into thin bite-size strips.
  3. To serve, divide meat, cabbage, if you like, and Corn-Tomato Relish among tortillas. Roll up. Makes 10 sandwiches.

Variation

  • Oven-Roasting Method: Place pork on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Roast, uncovered, in a 425 degree oven for 25 to 35 minutes or until a meat thermometer inserted in pork registers 155 degrees F. Cover and let stand 15 minutes before serving (the meat's temperature will rise 5 degree during standing time).

Corn-Tomato Relish

Ingredients

  • 1 16 - ounce package frozen whole kernel corn or 3 cups fresh whole kernel corn
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion or green onion
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped celery or green sweet pepper
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne or ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped and seeded tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup snipped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

Directions

  1. Thaw corn; drain well and pat dry with paper towels. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add corn, red onion, celery, garlic, salt, cumin, and cayenne pepper. Cook 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Stir in tomatoes, parsley, mayonnaise and lime juice. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour or up to 24 hours. Makes 3 cups.

Nutrition Facts

(Grilled Pork Wraps with Roasted Corn and Tomato Relish)

Servings Per Recipe 10, Potassium (mg) 451, fiber (g) 2, sodium (mg) 501, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 4, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 1, sugar (g) 6, Folate (µg) 32, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 1, chol. (mg) 62, Niacin (mg) 5, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Monosaturated fat (g) 4, Thiamin (mg) 1, sat. fat (g) 3, vit. C (mg) 8, cal. (kcal) 323, pro. (g) 23, carb. (g) 30, iron (mg) 3, calcium (mg) 50, Fat, total (g) 12, vit. A (IU) 340

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