Spicy Apricot-Glazed Pork with Sweet Potatoes and Peppers

Spicy Apricot-Glazed Pork with Sweet Potatoes and Peppers
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This recipe is healthy, quick and budget-friendly. It makes a tasty meal, complete with nonstarchy vegetables, starchy potatoes, and lean pork tenderloin.

  • Prep time
    10 min
  • Cook time
    30 min
  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    3 oz pork and 2/3 cup vegetable mixture
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    3 oz pork and 2/3 cup vegetable mixture
  • Amount per serving Calories 190

  • Total Fat 3g
    • Saturated Fat 1g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 60mg
  • Sodium 60mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 17g
    • Dietary Fiber 6g
    • Total Sugars 5g
  • Protein 23g
  • Potassium 680mg
  • Phosphorus 235mg


  • pork tenderloin
    1 lbs
  • black pepper
    1/4 tsp
  • garlic powder
    1/2 tsp
  • sugar-free apricot preserves
    1/2 cup
  • crushed red pepper flakes
    1/4 tsp
  • dried oregano
    1/4 tsp
  • large sweet potato (peeled and cubed)
  • large green bell pepper (cut into 1-inch strips)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Season the pork with black pepper and garlic powder. Place the pork in a baking dish.

  2. In a small bowl, mix together the apricot preserves, red pepper flakes, and oregano. Microwave the glaze for 1-2 minutes, until the mixture gets thin and easy to stir. Pour the glaze over pork tenderloin and coat it evenly.

  3. Spread the sweet potatoes and green peppers around the pork. Bake for 30 minutes or until the pork is done. (When it reaches an internal temperature of 145 degrees F).

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    its good but i had to bake alot longer than 30 minutes