Cranberry Pork Medallions
This juicy glazed pork is quick and easy to fix, but it tastes so special, everyone will think you fussed. --Maria Brennan, Waterbury, Connecticut
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 1 pork tenderloin (about 1 pound), cut into 1/2-inch slices
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 medium onion, finely chopped
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 3/4 cup apple juice
- 1/2 cup cranberry juice
- 1/2 cup fresh or frozen cranberries, thawed
- 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
- 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh rosemary or 1/8 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
- Additional cranberries and fresh rosemary, optional
- In a large nonstick skillet, brown pork in oil for 3-4 minutes on each side. Remove and set aside.
- In the same skillet, saute the onion, garlic and sugar until onion is caramelized and tender. Stir in the apple juice, cranberry juice, cranberries, mustard and rosemary. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5-6 minutes or until sauce is reduced by half.
- Return pork to pan; heat through. Sprinkle with additional cranberries and rosemary if desired.
Nutrition Facts1/3 each: 425 calories, 19g fat (4g saturated fat), 84mg cholesterol, 149mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 2g fiber), 31g protein.
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Originally published as Cranberry Pork Medallions in Taste of Home December/January 2001