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Pork Medallions with Sauteed Apples Recipe

Pork Medallions with Sauteed Apples Recipe

When it comes to healthy, easy and flavorful entrees, this dish is tops. The pork doesn't have much fat and it's wonderful with the apple slices and tangy sauce. —Clara Coulston of Washington Court House, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2/3 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 medium apples, thinly sliced
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound pork tenderloin, cut into 1-inch slices

Directions

  • 1. Preheat broiler. In a small bowl, mix cornstarch, broth and apple juice. In a nonstick skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add apples, green onions and garlic; cook and stir 2-3 minutes or until apples are crisp-tender. Stir cornstarch mixture and add to pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Keep warm.
  • 2. Mix thyme, paprika, salt and pepper. Pound pork slices with a meat mallet to 1/2-in. thickness; sprinkle both sides with seasonings.
  • 3. Place pork on a broiler pan. Broil 3 in. from heat 3-4 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Serve with apples. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3 ounces cooked pork with 1/2 cup apples equals 251 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 85 mg cholesterol, 335 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 25 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fruit, 1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer