Apple-Spiced Pork Recipe
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Apple-Spiced Pork Recipe

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The sweet and savory combination serves up fall flavors. “I've passed this recipe on many times! It also works well with ground pork or cubed leftover pork roast.” Linda Murray - Allenstown, New Hampshire
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
Quick Diabetic Exchange Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 2 cups uncooked yolk-free noodles
  • 1 pork tenderloin (1 pound), halved lengthwise and cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 medium tart apples, chopped
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts

Nutritional Facts

1 cup spiced pork with 1/2 cup noodles equals 376 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 65 mg cholesterol, 444 mg sodium, 43 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 28 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch 1 fruit 1/2 fat.


  1. Cook noodles according to package directions; drain. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, brown pork with celery and onion in oil; drain. Add the apples, raisins, brown sugar, seasoned salt and cinnamon. Cook and stir over medium heat for 8-10 minutes or until pork is no longer pink and vegetables are tender.
  2. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and broth until smooth; gradually add to the pork mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with noodles. Sprinkle with walnuts. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Apple-Spiced Pork in Simple & Delicious September/October 2008, p47

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.

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Reviewed Jan. 23, 2014

"this was a big hit with my kids! it was simple and fast to make. I love all your recipes. Taste of Home is my go to for new foods to try. Thank You!"

Reviewed Sep. 5, 2013

"Quick and easy but not my favorite way to cook pork tenderloin.

Coupon for $1 off of any fresh pork product. Use it before it disappears!!!"

Reviewed Sep. 7, 2012

"A lot of ingredients and time-consuming for a so-so dish."

Reviewed Jul. 27, 2011

"Way to bland - no flavor"

Reviewed Oct. 2, 2009

"This looks and sounds wonderful. I can't wait to try it."

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