Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Peach Salsa

For this easy grilled pork tenderloin recipe, both the pork and the salsa ingredients are cooked on the BBQ, so you don't have to heat up the kitchen to prepare a healthy summer dinner. Grilling stone fruit caramelizes its sugars, enhances its sweetness and infuses it with smoky flavor. Any combination of peaches, nectarines, plums and apricots will work in this salsa--use 3 medium fruit total or about 4 to 5 small fruit. Try the salsa on chicken or fish too.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Additional Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
4 servings


Peach Salsa

  • 1 medium peach, halved and pitted

  • 1 medium purple plum, halved and pitted

  • 1 medium apricot, halved and pitted

  • 1 1-inch-thick slice red onion

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

Pork Tenderloin

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • ¾ teaspoon chili powder

  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¾ teaspoon ground pepper

  • 1 pound pork tenderloin, trimmed


  1. To prepare salsa: Preheat grill to medium. Brush fruit halves and onion slice with oil. Sprinkle with 1/4 tsp. each salt and pepper. Grill the fruit and onion until tender and grill-marked, 3 to 4 minutes per side. Remove from grill and coarsely chop. Transfer to a medium bowl; stir in cilantro and lime juice.

  2. To prepare pork tenderloin: Combine oil, garlic, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper in a small bowl; rub evenly over pork. Grill the pork over medium heat, covered, turning every 1 1/2 minutes, until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the thickest part registers 145 degrees F, 14 to 16 minutes. Transfer to a clean cutting board and let stand for 10 minutes.

  3. Slice the pork diagonally. Divide the pork slices among 4 plates and top with the salsa.


To make ahead: Prepare salsa (Step 1) up to 8 hours ahead and refrigerate.

Equipment: Charcoal or gas grill

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

219 Calories
10g Fat
8g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 219
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 25g 49%
Total Fat 10g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 74mg 25%
Vitamin A 541IU 11%
Vitamin C 7mg 8%
Folate 5mcg 1%
Sodium 512mg 22%
Calcium 20mg 2%
Iron 2mg 8%
Magnesium 38mg 9%
Potassium 601mg 13%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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