Festive Pork Recipe
Festive Pork Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Slices of tender pork are dressed up in a tangy sauce in this quick recipe shared by Marilyn Paradis, a field editor from Woodburn, Oregon. "The pretty sauce gives the pork a mouthwatering yuletide touch."—Marilyn Paradis, Woodburn, Oregon
Recommended: Slow Cooker Superstars
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pork tenderloin (3/4 pound)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium beef broth, divided
  • 2 tablespoons dried cranberries
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon thawed orange juice concentrate
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch

Directions

Cut tenderloin into 12 slices; flatten to 1/4-in. thickness. In a large skillet, brown pork on both sides over medium heat in oil. Add 1/4 cup of beef broth; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 4-6 minutes or until tender. Remove meat to a serving dish and keep warm.
In the same skillet, add the cranberries, mustard and remaining broth. Combine orange juice concentrate and cornstarch until smooth; gradually add to broth mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with pork. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Festive Pork in Taste of Home December/January 1998, p17

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 162 calories, 7g fat (0 saturated fat), 50mg cholesterol, 92mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 19g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 fruit.

  • 1 pork tenderloin (3/4 pound)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium beef broth, divided
  • 2 tablespoons dried cranberries
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon thawed orange juice concentrate
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  1. Cut tenderloin into 12 slices; flatten to 1/4-in. thickness. In a large skillet, brown pork on both sides over medium heat in oil. Add 1/4 cup of beef broth; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 4-6 minutes or until tender. Remove meat to a serving dish and keep warm.
  2. In the same skillet, add the cranberries, mustard and remaining broth. Combine orange juice concentrate and cornstarch until smooth; gradually add to broth mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with pork. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Festive Pork in Taste of Home December/January 1998, p17

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marilyn1218 User ID: 3847574 20227
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2010

"This meal was quick, easy, and incredibly tasty. My six year old said she could eat it for breakfast, lunch, and dinner."

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