Apricot-Glazed Pork Tenderloin for Two Recipe
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Apricot-Glazed Pork Tenderloin for Two Recipe

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A simple glaze made with apricot preserves lends a delightful zest to this tender pork. It's so fuss-free and delicious, you'll make it again and again. —Crystal Holsinger, Surprise, Arizona
Featured In: 52 Date Night Dinners
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1 pork tenderloin (3/4 pound)
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/3 cup apricot preserves
  • 1 tablespoon sherry or reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh thyme or 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme

Nutritional Facts

4 ounce-weight: 373 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 95mg cholesterol, 297mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 0 fiber), 34g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 fat.


  1. Place pork in a shallow pan. Combine the oil, salt and pepper; rub over pork.
  2. Bake at 425° for 10 minutes. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients; spoon over pork. Bake 10-17 minutes longer or until a thermometer reads 145°, basting occasionally with pan juices. Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Apricot-Glazed Pork Tenderloin for Two in Taste of Home

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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

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luigimon User ID: 1692040 222740
Reviewed Mar. 14, 2015

"The flavor of this is wonderful! Sweet but subtle. pork is super tender, of course, and the flavors blend so well. I will definitely make this again!"

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