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Maple Pork Slices Recipe

Lori Comstock of Chesterfield, Virginia combines fresh garlic, herbs and sugar-free maple syrup to turn pork tenderloin into a distinctive entree. "The touch of sweetness makes the meat dish a big hit with my family," Lori says.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pork tenderloin (1 pound), cut into 1-inch slices
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons sugar-free maple syrup

Directions

  • 1. Flatten meat to 1/2-in. thickness. In a resealable plastic bag, combine the garlic, marjoram, thyme, salt and onion powder. Add pork, a few slices at a time; shake to coat.
  • 2. In a nonstick skillet, cook pork in butter over medium heat for 2-3 minutes on each side or until meat is no longer pink. Drain and discard pan juices. Add syrup to meat in skillet. Cook over medium-high heat, turning several times, for about 3 minutes or until syrup is absorbed. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (3 ounces cooked pork) equals 171 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 75 mg cholesterol, 226 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 0.55 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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