Pork with Curried Apple & Couscous Recipe
- 3/4 pound pork tenderloin
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 3 teaspoons reduced-fat butter, divided
- 1 green onion, thinly sliced
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1 small apple, peeled and sliced
- 1 tablespoon raisins
- 1 teaspoon cornstarch
- 1 teaspoon curry powder
- 1/3 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
- 1-1/2 cups hot cooked couscous
- 1. Sprinkle pork with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, brown pork in 2 teaspoons butter. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook for 15-20 minutes or until a meat thermometer reaches 160°, turning occasionally. Remove pork and keep warm.
- 2. In the same skillet, saute onion and garlic in remaining butter until tender. Add apple and raisins; saute 2 minutes longer. Combine the cornstarch, curry powder and broth until smooth; stir into apple mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with pork and couscous. Yield: 2 servings.
5 ounces cooked pork with 1/2 cup apple mixture and 3/4 cup couscous equals 406 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 102 mg cholesterol, 513 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 39 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 fat, 1/2 fruit.
Light-Bodied Red Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.