Sweet Pumpkin Pork with Quinoa

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A unique way to incorporate pumpkin into your dinner meal!

gluten-free-icon.gif Gluten Free

 

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon canola oil
  • 1.5 pounds pork, cut into pieces (choose a loin cut that hasn’t been injected with sodium/broth)
  • 1 – 15 ounce can 100% pure pumpkin
  • 1/3 cup reduced sugar apricot preserves
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 ¾ cup cooked quinoa

Directions

  1. In a medium skillet, cook pork in oil on medium-high heat for 5-7 minutes.
  2. In a small bowl, stir together pumpkin, preserves, brown sugar, cumin, chili powder and salt.
  3. Add water and sauce to pork. Simmer on medium-low heat for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Serve over quinoa.

Serves 5

Nutrition Information
Per serving
Calories: 417
Total Fat: 11 g
    Saturated Fat: 2 g
Sodium: 411 mg
Total Carbohydrate: 49 g
    Dietary Fiber: 6 g
Protein: 32 g