Pork tenderloin is a lean cut of pork, which is a good addition to your diabetic diet. This recipe is another way of enjoying pork tenderloin in a healthy way. If you serve it to your friends, they may even forget it’s good for them.
What you need:
• Baby spinach or arugula
• Egg white of a large egg (beaten lightly)
• 4 hamburger buns (whole wheat, lightly toasted, split)
• 1/3 cup of Japanese panko breadcrumbs
• 1 ½ teaspoons of maple syrup
• 3 tablespoons of mayonnaise
• 3 tablespoons of dried cranberries (chopped)
• 3 tablespoons of Dijon mustard
• ½ teaspoon of poultry seasoning
• 1 pound of pork tenderloin (cubed)
How to make it:
- Get a large mixing bowl and in it, combine the egg white, poultry seasoning, panko breadcrumbs, and dried cranberries.
- Pulse the pork tenderloin until minced.
- Add the pork into the egg white-breadcrumb mixture.
- Mix thoroughly but lightly.
- Shape the meat mixture into half-inch thick pork patties.
- Make a dressing by combining the maple syrup, mustard, and mayonnaise.
- Prepare the grill rack by oiling it and heating it first.
- Place the pork patties on the grill over medium heat. Cook each side for four to six minutes.
- Put the cooked patties in toasted buns, with the mustard dressing and arugula.
*** Each burger provides 620 mg of sodium, 378 calories, 33 grams of carbohydrates, 14 grams of fat, 28 grams of protein, and 64 mg of cholesterol.