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Maple-Glazed Kabobs

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.

Makes

4 servings

I recently received this recipe from a friend who makes his own maple syrup. My family often requests these slightly sweet kabobs for our summer Sunday dinner cookout.

Ingredients

  • 8 small new potatoes or 1 large potato, cut into 8 chunks
  • 3 carrots, cut into 8 pieces (2 inches each)
  • 1 pork tenderloin (1 pound)
  • 1 large green or large sweet red pepper
  • 8 large mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated orange zest

Directions

  1. Place potatoes and carrots in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain.
  2. Cut pork into 12 equal pieces and pepper into eight chunks. Onto four metal or wood skewers, thread meat and vegetables alternately; set aside.
  3. In a small saucepan, combine the butter, syrup and orange zest; cook and stir over low heat until butter is melted.
  4. Grill kabobs, uncovered, over medium heat for 5 minutes; turn and baste with butter mixture. Cook for 12-14 minutes longer or until the meat juices run clear, turning and basting frequently.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 627 calories, 16g fat (9g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 203mg sodium, 92g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 9g fiber), 31g protein.

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