Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

Protein-packed Almond Pork Tenderloin

Servings: 6


  • 1 ½ lbs pork tenderloin (it should be lean)
  • ½ cup cooking sherry
  • 2 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 medium garlic cloves, crushed
  • ½ cup ground almonds
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 cup fresh chopped onion
  • 1 carrot, peeled and diced
  • 1 medium celery stalk, chopped


  1. In small bowl stir together sherry, soy sauce, pepper, and garlic; pour over pork in a sealing bag.
  2. Seal bag; marinate in refrigerator 1 hour.
  3. Remove pork from marinade, reserving marinade; pat dry.
  4. Coat pork with almonds.
  5. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat.
  6. Brown pork on all sides, for about 5 minutes, turning carefully.
  7. Reduce heat to low, add reserved marinade, onion, carrot, and celery; cover and simmer 10-12 minutes and serve.


Recipe provided by Chef Jack, Lead Chef at BistroMD.

Nutrition Information

Per Serving

  • Calories 236
  • Fat 8.7g
  • Protein 29.4g
  • Carbohydrates 7.6g
  • Fiber 1.9g
  • Sodium 262 mg


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