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Pork Tenderloin with Glazed Onions Recipe

Pork Tenderloin with Glazed Onions Recipe

My husband and I love pork, especially when it's dressed up like this. Sweet apricots and glazed onions go beautifully with the juicy meat. —Janice Christofferson, Eagle River, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 large sweet onions, sliced (about 8 cups)
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 cup chopped dried apricots or golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 pork tenderloins (1 pound each)

Directions

  • 1. In large skillet, saute onions in butter for 2 minutes. Stir in the apricots, brown sugar, vinegar, salt and pepper; cook until onions are tender.
  • 2. Place pork tenderloins on a rack coated with cooking spray in a shallow roasting pan; top with onion mixture.
  • 3. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 20-27 minutes or until a thermometer reads 145°. Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing. Serve with onion mixture. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

4 ounce-weight: 284 calories, 10g fat (5g saturated fat), 78mg cholesterol, 252mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 2g fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fruit, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

Reviews for Pork Tenderloin with Glazed Onions

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Mush63 User ID: 313688 258052
Reviewed Dec. 12, 2016

"This recipe is amazing. My only change was to omit the fruit (just not our thing). The meat was soooooo juicy (not always easy with lean cuts) and the onions were fantastic. Definitely a keeper."

MY REVIEW
carol1229 User ID: 2027906 92590
Reviewed Jul. 24, 2014

"I made this the other night for dinner. It's delicious-and super easy. The only thing I did differently than the original recipe was seasoned the outside of each tenderloin with a mixture of garlic powder, onion powder, black pepper and a pinch of dried thyme and seared them in a little vegetable oil in a skillet before putting them on the rack to bake. The onions turn a dark golden brown from the balsamic vinegar and the apricots add a nice pop of sweetness here and there. They really compliment the juicy, tender pork.

This is a recipe I'll go to often. Thank you, Janice!"

MY REVIEW
TylersGrandma User ID: 6055167 161546
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2011

"I have made this recipe several times and it's always a hit. looks as delicious as it taste."

MY REVIEW
Grandlady User ID: 6166918 113247
Reviewed Aug. 22, 2011

"This is amazing! Sweet, savory, tender meat. This will make a great special occasion dinner or company dinner. Impressive & easy. Can't beat it."

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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