One of the best tailgate foods and biggest Southern traditions is pork barbecue. Whether you are tailgating or just having a backyard get together with the family, BBQ is always a hit. So, the next time you get together for great food, whether it is for football or just for fun, try this 3-Step Lean Pork BBQ Recipe. The only difference with this 3-Step Lean Pork BBQ Recipe is that it is made with Pork Tenderloin, which is the leanest cut of pork.

1 package Pork Tenderloin (contains 2 pieces of meat)
BBQ Sauce (of your choice)
1 tsp Almond Oil


Step 1
The night before you want to serve your 3-Step Lean Pork BBQ, marinate the pork in a little of your BBQ sauce. You just want to use a little sauce; too much may cause your meat to taste too salty.

Step 2
On the morning of your big event, sear the marinated pork in a large skillet using 1 tsp of almond oil. The key to making this small amount of oil work is to use a high heat. Once the oil has heated, move the pan around to coat the entire thing. Reduce the heat to medium or med-high once the pan has been coated.

Step 3
Place the seared pork in a large Crock Pot and add one ladle (soup serving spoon) full of BBQ sauce in with it. Cook on high for 30 minutes to 1 hour and then reduce to low or keep warm and let the meat simmer for at least 4 hours.

Serving Ideas
Place your BBQ sauce in plastic squeeze bottles and place on the table for your guests to season their pork as desired.

There you have it, a simple 3-Step Lean Pork BBQ Recipe for your next get-together. By using Pork Tenderloin you are making a healthy swap that is still full of flavor. Also, try to avoid a sodium heavy BBQ sauce by checking your local grocery stores for an all-natural BBQ sauce.

This 3-Step Lean Pork BBQ Recipe is bound to be a hit at your next gathering. Your guests won’t believe it’s not your local BBQ restaurant’s catering service unless they watch you make it!

Kelli Stevens is a girl with a passion for making food healthy. She is not a nutritionist or a professional, she is simply a girl who has overcome an eating disorder. She decided to take control of her food, and stop letting it control her life. She hopes to take her personal experience and use it to help others better their lives by eating better. For more recipes or to share your ideas Click Here.

Author: Kelli E. Stevens
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