Plum-Glazed Turkey Tenderloins

Plum-Glazed Turkey Tenderloins

Enjoy these herb and fruit marinated turkey breast tenderloins that are grilled for dinner. 6 servings

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cup plum jam or any fruit jam
cup dry sherry or chicken broth
tablespoons olive or canola oil
medium onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves, crumbled
1 1/2
teaspoons garlic salt
teaspoon pepper
1 1/2
pounds turkey breast tenderloins (about 3 tenderloins)
  1. Mix all ingredients except turkey in medium bowl. Place turkey in shallow glass or plastic dish or heavy-duty resealable plastic food-storage bag. Pour half of the plum mixture over turkey; turn turkey to coat. Reserve remaining half of plum mixture. Cover dish or seal bag and refrigerate 30 minutes, turning once.
  2. If using charcoal grill, place drip pan directly under grilling area, and arrange coals around edge of firebox. Heat coals or gas grill for indirect heat.
  3. Remove turkey from marinade; reserve marinade for basting. Cover and grill turkey over drip pan or over unheated side of gas grill and 4 to 6 inches from medium-high heat 25 to 30 minutes, turning and brushing with reserved basting marinade occasionally, until juice of turkey is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut. Discard any remaining basting marinade.
  4. Heat reserved plum mixture. Serve with sliced turkey.
Makes 6 servings
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Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 290
    • (Calories from Fat 45),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 75mg;
  • Sodium 270mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 34g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 24g),
  • Protein 27g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 2 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 4 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.