Pork with Mustard Sauce
Back when I was a girl, I couldn't wait until I was grown up and could start cooking for my own family! Now that I am, I really enjoy using pork. The tender meat and the rich mustard sauce in this recipe are delectable together.
-Irma Pomeroy, Enfield, Connecticut
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 1 pound pork tenderloin
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1/2 cup beef broth
- 3/4 teaspoon dried tarragon
- 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Hot cooked noodles, optional
- Cut tenderloin into eight pieces. Slice each piece again, but do not
- cut all of the way through; open and flatten each piece, pounding
- slightly with meat mallet.
- In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook the pork in butter
- until no longer pink, 5-6 minutes on each side. Remove to a serving
- dish and keep warm; discard drippings.
- In the same skillet, cook broth and tarragon over high heat until
- reduced by half. Reduce heat; stir in cream and mustard. Season with
- salt and pepper. Spoon over pork. Serve with noodles if desired.
- Yield: 4 servings.
Nutrition Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 292 calories, 21 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 119 mg cholesterol, 311 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 24 g protein.