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Festive Pork Recipe

Festive Pork Recipe

Slices of tender pork are dressed up in a tangy sauce in this quick recipe shared by Marilyn Paradis, a field editor from Woodburn, Oregon. "The pretty sauce gives the pork a mouthwatering yuletide touch."—Marilyn Paradis, Woodburn, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pork tenderloin (3/4 pound)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium beef broth, divided
  • 2 tablespoons dried cranberries
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon thawed orange juice concentrate
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch

Directions

  • 1. Cut tenderloin into 12 slices; flatten to 1/4-in. thickness. In a large skillet, brown pork on both sides over medium heat in oil. Add 1/4 cup of beef broth; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 4-6 minutes or until tender. Remove meat to a serving dish and keep warm.
  • 2. In the same skillet, add the cranberries, mustard and remaining broth. Combine orange juice concentrate and cornstarch until smooth; gradually add to broth mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with pork. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving equals 162 calories, 7 g fat (0 saturated fat), 50 mg cholesterol, 92 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 19 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 fruit.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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