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Lori Comstock of Chesterfield, Virginia combines fresh garlic, herbs and sugar-free maple syrup to turn pork tenderloin into a distinctive entree. "The touch of sweetness makes the meat dish a big hit with my family," Lori says.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pork tenderloin (1 pound), cut into 1-inch slices
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon butter or stick margarine
  • 2 tablespoons sugar-free maple syrup

Directions

Flatten meat to 1/2-in. thickness. In a resealable plastic bag, combine the garlic, marjoram, thyme, salt and onion powder. Add meat, a slice at a time; shake to coat evenly. In a nonstick skillet, cook meat in butter over medium heat for 2-3 minutes on each side or until meat is no longer pink. Drain and discard pan juices. Add syrup to meat in skillet. Cook over medium-high heat, turning several times, for about 3 minutes or until syrup is absorbed. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Maple Pork Slices in Light & Tasty February/March 2004, p43

Nutritional Facts

3 ounce-weight: 171 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 75mg cholesterol, 226mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat.

  • 1 pork tenderloin (1 pound), cut into 1-inch slices
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon butter or stick margarine
  • 2 tablespoons sugar-free maple syrup
  1. Flatten meat to 1/2-in. thickness. In a resealable plastic bag, combine the garlic, marjoram, thyme, salt and onion powder. Add meat, a slice at a time; shake to coat evenly. In a nonstick skillet, cook meat in butter over medium heat for 2-3 minutes on each side or until meat is no longer pink. Drain and discard pan juices. Add syrup to meat in skillet. Cook over medium-high heat, turning several times, for about 3 minutes or until syrup is absorbed. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Maple Pork Slices in Light & Tasty February/March 2004, p43

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