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Black Kale and Pork Tenderloin Salad

Pair lean meat with sweet golden raisins.

For athletes looking to add protein to their diet, pork tenderloin is an excellent source. One five-ounce serving contains 29 grams. This recipe is great for beginner chefs and pros alike: “A sous vide makes cooking the meat foolproof and the rest of the ingredients are no-cook,” says Seattle-based chef Dana Tough of ChefSteps.


  • 1 cup black kale, julienned
  • 2 tablespoons golden raisins
  • 1 tablespoon toasted pine nuts
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • Parmesan
  • 5 ounces pork tenderloin, sliced
  • ½ cup cucumber, sliced
  • Salt
  • Pepper


  1. In a bowl, combine the kale, golden raisins, pine nuts, and lemon. Add parmesan to taste and mix well, then place in an airtight container. In a separate container, place the pork and cucumber. Store everything in the fridge.

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  1. Transfer simple kale salad to a serving dish and top with sliced pork and cucumbers. Finish dish with a dusting of parmesan, salt, and pepper as desired.