Maple Pork Slices
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.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 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
- 2 tablespoons sugar-free maple syrup
- Flatten meat to 1/2-in. thickness. In a resealable plastic bag, combine the garlic, marjoram, thyme, salt and onion powder. Add pork, a few slices at a time; shake to coat.
- In a nonstick skillet, cook pork 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.
Nutrition Facts3 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.
Originally published as Maple Pork Slices in Light & Tasty February/March 2004