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Cheesy Tenderloin Strips

 Cheesy Tenderloin Strips
"My mother-in-law originally made this recipe with chicken," says Marjorie Miller of Haven, Kansas.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."
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 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


  • 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: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.