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Dijon Pork Medallions Recipe
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Dijon Pork Medallions Recipe

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My husband loves anything with Dijon mustard, so this is a fast and easy way for us to prepare pork. It's a favorite in our home. —Joyce Moynihan, Lakeville, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pork tenderloin (1 pound)
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley

Nutritional Facts

2 pork slices with about 2 teaspoons sauce equals 189 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 330 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. Cut pork into eight slices; lightly pound with a meat mallet to 1-in. thickness. Sprinkle with lemon-pepper.
  2. In a large nonstick skillet, heat butter over medium heat. Add pork; cook 3-4 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°. Remove from pan; keep warm.
  3. Add lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce and mustard to skillet; cook 3-4 minutes, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan. Serve with pork; sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Dijon Pork Medallions in Healthy Cooking December/January 2013, p76

Nutritional Facts

2 pork slices with about 2 teaspoons sauce equals 189 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 330 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat.

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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

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Reviewed Feb. 18, 2015

"It received mixed reviews. My son really liked it, but I thought it was too lemony."

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Reviewed Feb. 18, 2015

"My husband made this for us. Quite good, but there was a little too much lemon pepper flavor. Don't know if he spiked the dish with more than called for. We'll make it again."

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Reviewed Jan. 26, 2015

"Loved this!! It's'so easy to make but looks like it was complicated. Great meal for guests. Only thing I would do different is double the sauce - it was so good we wanted extra!"

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Reviewed Jan. 10, 2013

"I do not normally like Dijon Mustard, but the sauce is AMAZING! This recipe is simple to make and very tasty! The pork did take longer than 4 minutes to cook (I think I cut them too thick)."

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Reviewed Nov. 28, 2012

"This was OK nothing to write home about. There are some much better pork/dijon dishes on this website."

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