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Healthy penne with pork tenderloin (high protein)

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Healthy penne with pork tenderloin (high protein)


  • In a pot with boiling water, add salt and the penne. Boil according to the packet’s instructions.
  • Place a frying pan over high heat.
  • Cut the tenderloin into thin rounds and spread 2 tablespoons olive oil, salt and pepper.
  • Add the tenderloin into the frying pan and cook for 2 minutes on both sides. Remove from the heat and set aside.
  • Cut the onion into thin slices and the peppers into thin strips.
  • Place the same frying pan over high heat and add 2 tablespoons olive oil. Add the onion, the peppers, the garlic finely chopped, the white part of the spring onions, and mix.
  • Deglaze the pan with the wine, add the soy sauce, 1 ladleful of the water where the penne is boiling, and mix. Lower the heat to medium and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  • Cut the tenderloin into small cubes and add them to the pan. Add the thyme, the oregano, the mint, and the green part of the spring onion finely chopped.
  • Drain the penne and add them to the frying pan with the rest of the ingredients.
  • Serve with pepper, olive oil, thyme, mint, and oregano.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
16 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
6 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
6 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
17 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
8 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
50 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
14 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
20 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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