Pork and Pepper Skewers

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 teaspoon olive oil plus more for grill
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 pound pork tenderloin
  • 1 large red bell pepper cut into 6 pieces
  • 1 large yellow bell pepper cut into 6 pieces
  • 8 large skewers


  • Heat grill to MEDIUM-HIGH heat.
  • Combine olive oil, grated lemon rind, salt, pepper, and minced garlic in a large bowl, stirring well.
  • Add pork and marinate at room temperature for 15 minutes, tossing occasionally.
  • Thread pork and bell peppers alternately onto each of 8 skewers. Coat grill racks with olive oil.
  • Place skewers on grill and cook 10 minutes or until pork is done, turning occasionally.
  • Serve skewers and chard together warm.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Swiss chard. (Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil to pan. Add 8 cups chopped stemmed Swiss chard, 1 tablespoon minced garlic, and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Sauté for 5 minutes or until chard wilts.)
GLUTEN FREE: No changes necessary.
NUTRITION: 165 Calories; 5g Fat; 24g Protein; 4g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 74mg Cholesterol; 293mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 0 Fat.
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