Using pork tenderloin eliminates the extra trimming of fat and bone. It also makes this a healthy quick meal when served over rice or noodles. If you like crisp vegetables, simmer for the lesser amount of time. This recipe is also a good choice for a diabetic menu.
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Makes 4 servings - Each Serving: 1 1/4 cups; Carb Servings: 1; Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 2 vegetable, 3 lean meat; calories 219, total fat 5g, saturated fat 2g, cholesterol 62mg, sodium 366mg, total carbohydrate 16g, dietary fiber 2g, sugars 7g, protein 28g
*Sodium is figured for reduced-sodium.
Source: Quick & Healthy Recipes and Ideas - 3rd Edition, © Brenda J. Ponichtera, RD, Published by Small Steps Press, publishing health conscious books for the general public, a division of the American Diabetes Association.
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