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Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Tomato-Mint Salsa

No recipe image available.A cool, fresh tomato-mint salsa is served with grilled, marinated pork tenderloin.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup red wine vinegar
10 garlic cloves, crushed
1/2 teaspoon thyme
2 pounds pork steaks
1 plastic bag
1/2 pound watercress, chopped
4 tomatoes, seeded and chopped
1/3 chopped cup mint
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground black pepper

Cooking Directions:

  1. Whisk together olive oil, red wine vinegar, crushed garlic cloves, thyme, salt and pepper in a bowl. Reserve half of the mxiture and pour the remainder over pork strips and marinate in a plastic bag, refrigerated, for 4 hours.
  2. Grill pork steaks until the pork reaches an internal temperature of 160°F to 165°F (70°C to 75°C).
  3. Meanwhile, in a bowl, combine chopped watercress, chopped tomatoes, and chopped mint. Drizzle reserved marinade mixture over the watercress mixture and serve with the grilled pork.

Makes 6 servings.