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Pork with Mushroom Sauce

 Pork with Mushroom Sauce
Treat your family to a festive meal of pork tenderloin without spending hours in the kitchen. It's easy enough to prepare for weekday dinners and impressive enough to serve on special occasions.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1 pork tenderloin (about 1 pound)
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch


  • Cut tenderloin widthwise into fourths. Slice each piece in half but
  • do not cut all the way through; open and flatten each piece. Melt
  • butter in a large skillet; add pork. Combine thyme, salt and pepper;
  • sprinkle half over the meat. Cook 3-4 minutes per side. Add
  • mushrooms and onion. Cook and stir until vegetables are almost
  • tender and pork is no longer pink. Remove meat to a platter and keep
  • warm. Combine milk, mustard, cornstarch and the remaining thyme
  • mixture; stir into the vegetables. Bring to a boil; cook and stir
  • for 2 minutes. Spoon over pork and serve immediately. Yield: 4
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (4 ounces) equals 252 calories, 14 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 92 mg cholesterol, 543 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 6 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 25 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.