Elegant Pork Tenderloin Recipe

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My husband learned this recipe while at cooking school. This tenderloin is a great dish for company because it's so elegant, yet folks don't realize how easy it is to prepare.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound sliced bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 pork tenderloin (1 pound)
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (4 ounces) equals 445 calories, 35 g fat (18 g saturated fat), 161 mg cholesterol, 366 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 29 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a medium skillet, cook bacon until it just begins to brown; drain and set aside. Cut pork into 1-1/2-in slices; flatten slightly. Sprinkle with paprika, pepper and salt if desired.
  2. Place pork in an ungreased 8-in. square baking dish. Sprinkle with bacon. bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until pork juices run clear. Pour cream over the top; bake, uncovered, 5-10 minutes longer or until the cream is slightly thickened. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Creamy Pork Tenderloin in Country Pork 1996, p79

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (4 ounces) equals 445 calories, 35 g fat (18 g saturated fat), 161 mg cholesterol, 366 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 29 g protein.

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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

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Reviewed Jan. 12, 2014

"I really liked the ease of this recipe. I did add my own seasonings, and added mushrooms as well. The whole family really enjoyed this, kids included."

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Reviewed Oct. 5, 2013

"Easy, yummy, fast!"

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Reviewed Apr. 30, 2013

"Just OK taste to me. Easy to make. I think most 5 star dishes are better than this one."

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Reviewed Apr. 19, 2013

"Excellent! Rich, tasty, easy to fix."

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Reviewed Apr. 12, 2013

"Last evening I made this pork for the second time. I used packaged bacpn bits and warmed them up in the microwave before adding them on the pork. We settled on seasoned mashed potatoes (sour cream and garlic) as the side. Everything was so good. This dish is quick and perfect for us working gals."

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