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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 ounces cooked pork with 1/4 cup onion mixture equals 284 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 252 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fruit, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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