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Parmesan Pork Medallions Recipe

Parmesan Pork Medallions Recipe

I FOUND this recipe in an advertisement for pork. I have served it countless times for family and friends. It takes very little prep time and adapts easily to serve any number.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1/2 pound pork tenderloin
  • 2 tablespoons seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced


  • 1. Cut pork into four slices; flatten to 1/4-in. thickness. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the bread crumbs, cheese, salt and pepper. Add pork, one slice at a time, and shake to coat.
  • 2. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook pork in oil for 2-3 minutes on each side or until meat is no longer pink. Remove and keep warm.
  • 3. Add onion to the pan; cook and stir until tender. Add garlic, cook 1 minute longer. Serve with pork. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 220 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 65mg cholesterol, 487mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 25g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

Reviews for Parmesan Pork Medallions

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Mandy257 User ID: 6312943 86943
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2014

"My whole family loves this recipe. Quick, easy, and yummy, pretty much sum it up. I also found the recipe in the Comfort Food Diet cookbook. I have been lazy, and use onion powder instead of chopping an onion, and double the amounts on the seasoning, we like things with a bolder flavor. The recipe is also easily doubled. Yummy."

AKB62 User ID: 5577602 90805
Reviewed Jan. 6, 2014

"Fast, easy and delicious! My husband said it was phenomenal!"

bohmanac User ID: 4700424 172877
Reviewed Aug. 2, 2012

"I made this recipe from the Comfort Food Diet Book it has wonderful flavor and is easy to make! :)"

bohmanac User ID: 4700424 174087
Reviewed Aug. 2, 2012

"I made this recipe from the Comfort Food Diet Book it has wonderful flavor and is easy to make! :)"

bohmanac User ID: 4700424 161024
Reviewed Aug. 2, 2012

"Wonderful flavor and easy to make! :)"

emilydenice User ID: 6798452 209784
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2012

"My husband and I LOVED this recipe! Very easy to make and restaurant quality!"

m1ck199 User ID: 6591025 176809
Reviewed Mar. 15, 2012

"Made this recipe from the comfort food diet cookbook. It was easy and very good"

sjmuraszewski User ID: 6415112 112504
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2011

"Very simple to make & delicious!"

Emil Love User ID: 5886973 172875
Reviewed Apr. 24, 2011

"Super easy, I didn't have a fresh onion or garlic so I just used onion flakes and garlic powder and it tasted great."

AnnaMay13x User ID: 4971983 86916
Reviewed Mar. 17, 2010

"I wasn't a big fan of pork until I tried this recipe. Delicious and quick to make!"

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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