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Fabulous Grilled Turkey Tenderloin With a Dazzling Balsamic Sauce

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Fabulous Grilled Turkey Tenderloin With a Dazzling Balsamic Sauce

Ingredients For The Balsamic Sauce:

1 teaspoon olive oil

1 cup onions, diced

1 cup balsamic vinegar

¾ cup ketchup

⅓ cup brown sugar

2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

A little salt and pepper, to taste

Ingredients For Turkey Tenderloins:

2 turkey tenderloins (about 1½ lb. total), patted dry

Directions For Grilling:

1. Preheat one side of grill to medium-high, the other side to medium-low.

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2. In a nonstick saucepan over medium heat, add olive oil. Saute onions in oil until soft, about 2 minutes. Stir in vinegar, ketchup, brown sugar, Worcestershire, Dijon and a little salt and pepper. Bring sauce to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until reduced to 1½ cups, about 10 minutes. Set aside 1 cup sauce for serving.

3. Brush turkey tenderloins with ¼ cup remaining sauce. Grill turkey covered, on medium-low side of grill, 4 minutes. Flip turkey, baste with 2 tablespoons sauce and grill 4 minutes. Baste again with 2 tablespoons sauce and transfer turkey to medium-high side. Cook basted turkey, until an instant read thermometer registers 165 degrees, about 4 minutes.

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turkey from grill and let rest for 5 minutes before slicing.

5. Drizzle the remaining sauce, that was set aside, over turkey slices and serve.

Directions For Baking:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place turkey tenderloins in a 9 x 9 inch baking pan. Cut pieces, if too large. Reserve 1 cup sauce for serving. Spread ¼ cup over top of tenderloins and set aside ¼ cup for broiling.

2. Cover pan with foil and bake for 35-40 minutes.

3. Preheat broiler, cover cooked tenderloins with ¼ cup sauce and broil for about 3 minutes, until browned.

4. Remove turkey from oven and let rest for 5 minutes, before slicing.

5. Drizzle the 1 cup sauce that was set aside, over turkey slices and serve.

Makes 6 servings (~ 4 ounces turkey per serving)

Nutrition Facts
for 1 serving (~ 4 ounces turkey per serving)
257 calories
1g fat
0g sat fat
0mg chol
29g protein
34g carbs
1g fiber
517mg sodium
25g sugar

SmartPoints value : 8