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Cranberry-Apricot Pork Tenderloins

A cranberry and apricot stuffing wonderfully complements pork tenderloin. This is an elegant entree that you can pull together in no time. —Joann Brown, Los Alamos, New Mexico
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Bake: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 pork tenderloins (1 pound each)

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, combine the first six ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, until fruit is softened, about 10 minutes. Cool.
  • Preheat oven to 400°. Cut a lengthwise slit down the center of each tenderloin to within 1/2 in. of bottom. Open tenderloins so they lie flat; cover with plastic wrap. Flatten to 3/4-in. thickness; remove plastic. Spread with fruit mixture to within 3/4 in. of edges. Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with a long side; tie with kitchen string at 1-1/2-in. intervals.
  • Line a shallow pan with heavy-duty foil. Place meat on a rack in prepared pan. Bake, uncovered, until a thermometer reads 145°, 30-35 minutes. Let stand 5-10 minutes before slicing.
Nutrition Facts
1/3 pound: 219 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 204mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 2g fiber), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat.

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  • Elaine
    Nov 13, 2017

    Very tasty but we think the recipe is incorrect when it calls for only 3Tbsp of water.

  • cleokennedy
    Dec 16, 2014

    I did it tonight and it was very delicious. I am thinking of cooking for Christmas eve, but don't know how much I should do for 30 people. I will have other dishes too.

  • gabriel36
    Nov 11, 2012

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