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Cheesy Tenderloin Strips Recipe

Cheesy Tenderloin Strips Recipe

"My mother-in-law originally made this recipe with chicken," says Marjorie Miller of Haven, Kansas. "When I substituted pork and made several other revisions, my family reveled in the results! It's simple to prepare yet delicious."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup crushed butter-flavored crackers
  • 3 tablespoons finely shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pork tenderloin (1/2 pound), cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • Marinara sauce, warmed, optional

Directions

  • 1. Place butter in a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, combine the crackers crumbs, cheeses, basil, salt and pepper. Dip pork in butter, then roll in crumb mixture. Place on an ungreased foil-lined baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 10-15 minutes or until juices run clear. Serve with marinara sauce if desired. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 402 calories, 28 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 124 mg cholesterol, 764 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 28 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.