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Pork and Waffles with Maple-Pear Topping

 Pork and Waffles with Maple-Pear Topping
Maple and Dijon mustard come through beautifully in these upscale, crowd-pleasing waffles.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 pork tenderloin (1 pound), cut into 12 slices
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 medium pears, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 8 frozen waffles, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons minced chives


  • In a large resealable plastic bag, combine bread crumbs and thyme.
  • Add pork, a few pieces at a time, and shake to coat. In a large
  • skillet, cook pork in oil in batches over medium heat for 2-4
  • minutes on each side or until tender. Remove from the pan and keep
  • warm.
  • Add the pears, syrup, mustard and salt to the skillet; cook and stir
  • for 1-2 minutes or until pears are tender. Serve pork slices and
  • pear mixture over waffles. Sprinkle with chives. Yield: 4 servings.

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Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.