Pork Tacos


This recipe calls for pork tenderloin - one of the leaner cuts of pork out there. You can also top these tacos with avocado and fresh salsa.

Serving Size:

1 taco
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Nutritional Facts:

Calories: 130.0
Total Fat: 5.0g
Saturated Fat: 1.3g
Carbohydrate: 13.0g
Fiber: 8.0g
Protein: 16.0g
Cholesterol: 30.0mg
Sodium: 395.0mg


  1. In a large bowl combine lime juice, garlic, chili powder, cumin, oregano, salt and pepper. Add pork and coat well. Marinate in refrigerator for 30 minutes up to 4 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Place tenderloins in a shallow baking dish and bake for 30 minutes or until pork is done.
  3. Remove pork from oven and let rest for 10 minutes. Cut pork into 1-inch chunks.
  4. Serve pork in warm tortillas topped with tomatoes, 2 tablespoons of lettuce and 1 1/3 tablespoons cheese.


2 limes, juiced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 ½ tablespoons chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon oregano
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
2 pork tenderloins (1.25-pound total)
12 low-carb tortillas (10 grams carb per tortilla), heated
2 tomatoes, diced
1½ cups shredded lettuce
1 cup reduced-fat, shredded cheddar cheese

 Source: diabetes.org

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