Apple-Stuffed Pork Roast Recipe
- 1 pork tenderloin (3/4 pound)
- Dash salt
- Dash pepper
- 1/2 cup chopped peeled tart apple
- 1/4 cup soft bread crumbs
- 2 tablespoons chopped celery
- 1 tablespoon chopped green onion
- 1 tablespoon raisins
- 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts
- Dash ground nutmeg
- 2 tablespoons unsweetened apple juice, divided
- 2 teaspoons cornstarch
- 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 cup unsweetened apple juice
- 1. Cut a lengthwise slit down center of tenderloin to within 1/2 in. of bottom; open so meat lies flat. Cover with plastic wrap; flatten to 1/2-in. thickness. Remove wrap; sprinkle meat with salt and pepper.
- 2. In a small bowl, combine the apple, bread crumbs, celery, onion, raisins, walnuts and nutmeg. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon apple juice; toss to coat. Spoon over pork. Roll up jelly-roll style, starting at a long side; tie with kitchen string and secure ends with toothpicks.
- 3. Place on a rack in a shallow roasting pan coated with cooking spray. Drizzle with 1-1/2 teaspoons apple juice. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 30 minutes. Brush with remaining apple juice. Bake 20-25 minutes longer or until meat juices run clear and a meat thermometer reads 160°. Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing.
- 4. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine cornstarch and cinnamon. Gradually whisk in apple juice until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with pork. Yield: 2 servings.
1 serving equals 314 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 95 mg cholesterol, 181 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 36 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 fat, 1/2 fruit.
Medium-Bodied White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer