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Recipe Summary

prep:
40 mins
grill:
1 hr
stand:
10 mins
Servings:
4
Max Servings:
6
Yield:
4 to 6 servings plus leftover meat
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Chimichurri-Stuffed Pork Loin

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  • Snip 2 tablespoons each of the parsley and cilantro. In small bowl combine snipped herbs with 1/2 teaspoon of the lime peel, 1 tablespoon of the oil and 1 clove of the garlic; set aside.

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  • Trim fat from meat. Butterfly pork loin, see below. Brush with 2 tablespoons olive oil. Spread remaining minced garlic on surface. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon black pepper and remaining parsley, cilantro, and lime peel. Roll roast to original shape. Tie at 2-inch intervals with 100 percent cotton kitchen string. Spread snipped herb mixture over outside of roast. Sprinkle with black pepper.

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  • For charcoal grill, arrange medium-hot coals around a drip pan. Test for medium heat above pan. Place roast on grill rack over pan. Cover and grill 1 to 1-1/2 hours or until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the center of the roast registers 150 degrees F. Add more coals as needed to maintain medium heat above drip pan. For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Adjust for indirect cooking. Grill as above.)

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  • Remove roast from grill. Cover with foil; let stand 10 minutes (After standing, meat should be 160 degrees F.) Remove string. Slice and serve with Grilled Sweet Corn and Grilled Pineapple. Makes 4 to 6 servings plus leftover meat

Butterfly a Pork Loin:

Place loin on cutting board with one end toward you. Using a long sharp knife, make a lengthwise cut starting 1 inch in from the right side of loin, Cut down to about 1 inch from the bottom of loin. Turn the knife and cut to your left, as if forming a right angle, stopping when you get to about 1 inch from the opposite side of the loin,. Open roast nearly flat.

Nutrition Facts (Chimichurri-Stuffed Pork Loin)

385 calories; total fat 15g; saturated fat 6g; polyunsaturated fat 2g; monounsaturated fat 6g; cholesterol 113mg; sodium 283mg; potassium 864mg; carbohydrates 30g; fiber 4g; sugar 11g; protein 35g; vitamin a 1652IU; vitamin c 67mg; thiamin 1mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 10mg; vitamin b6 1mg; folate 81mcg; vitamin b12 1mcg; calcium 61mg; iron 3mg.

Grilled Sweet Corn

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  • Brush ears of corn with melted butter. Sprinkle salt and pepper. Grill, turning occasionally, directly over coals, during last 20 minutes of grilling time.

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Grilled Pineapple

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  • Grill pineapple directly over coals, turning occasionally, during the last 5 to 10 minutes of grilling time.

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