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Pork with Mushroom Sauce Recipe

Pork with Mushroom Sauce Recipe

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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 1. 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, 6 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 25 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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