Parmesan Pork Medallions

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


2 servings

Updated: Oct. 06, 2023
Here's one of the best pork medallion recipes I've found. With my own special tweaks, I have served this tender pork countless times for family and friends. It takes very little prep time and adapts easily to serve any number. —Angela Ciocca, Saltsburg, Pennsylvania
Parmesan Pork Medallions Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/2 pound pork tenderloin
  • 2 tablespoons seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1/4 cup sliced onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced


  1. Cut pork into 4 slices; flatten to 1/4-in. thickness. In a large shallow dish, combine the bread crumbs, cheese, salt and pepper. Add pork, 1 slice at a time, and turn to coat.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook pork in oil until meat is no longer pink, 2-3 minutes on each side. Remove and keep warm.
  3. Add onion to the pan; cook and stir until tender. Add garlic, cook 1 minute longer. Serve with pork.

Nutrition Facts

3 ounces cooked pork: 220 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 65mg cholesterol, 487mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 25g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.