Who says you can't make a hearty dinner when you're racing against the clock? Not Marilyn Monroe of Erie, Michigan. Her unique combination of peach preserves and salsa makes this a heartwarming main dish your family will ask for time and time again.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 1 pound pork tenderloin, cut into 1/8- to 1/4-inch slices
- 1 to 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 3 to 4 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 jar (16 ounces) salsa
- 1/4 cup peach preserves
- Hot cooked rice
- In a large skillet, saute pork in oil for 4 minutes. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute longer. Stir in salsa and preserves; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 2 minutes or until meat is no longer pink. Serve over rice.
Nutrition Facts5 ounce-weight: 252 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 574mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 4g fiber), 23g protein.
Originally published as Peachy Pork in Quick Cooking May/June 2001