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Onion Pork Tenderloins Recipe
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Onion Pork Tenderloins Recipe

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This recipe came from my mom, and its the easiest "fancy" entree I've found. Sometimes I add sliced fresh mushrooms to the skillet with the pork. Fix frozen mashed potatoes and a bagged salad, and you can pull together an entire meal with little effort.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES:8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES: 8-10 servings


  • 2 pork tenderloins (1 to 1-1/4 pounds each)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix
  • 1/2 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup cold water


  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, brown tenderloins in oil on all sides. Sprinkle soup mix over the meat; add wine to the skillet. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 25-30 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 160°, adding water to the skillet if needed. Remove tenderloins and keep warm.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch and water until smooth; gradually stir into pan juices. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with tenderloins. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as Onion Pork Tenderloins in Quick Cooking July/August 2004, p28

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Reviewed Nov. 1, 2014

"Excellent !"

Reviewed Oct. 10, 2014

"SO simple but SO elegant! I use BOTH wine AND chicken broth instead of one or the other to make a super flavorful sauce. Other than that, it's good to go for family, company, or to take to someone who's in need of a meal. The sauce is good over potatoes or any vegetable you want to serve it with."

Reviewed Feb. 18, 2014

"This was ok...would not make it again."

Reviewed Apr. 28, 2012 Edited Apr. 29, 2012

"Easy, quick, FANTASTIC!"

Reviewed Feb. 6, 2011

"Having never made a pork tenderloin before this was the best recipe ever. Very easy to make and came out so tender. Both my husband and 3 year old son asked for more. And the gravy is so yummy. Great recipe!!!!!"

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