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Pork and Waffles with Maple-Pear Topping

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


4 servings

Maple syrup and Dijon mustard come through beautifully in these upscale, crowd-pleasing waffles. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Pork and Waffles with Maple-Pear Topping Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 pork tenderloin (1 pound), cut into 12 slices
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 medium pears, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 8 frozen waffles, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons minced chives


  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine bread crumbs and thyme. Add pork, a few pieces at a time, and shake to coat. In a large skillet, cook pork in oil in batches over medium heat for 2-4 minutes on each side or until tender. Remove from the pan and keep warm.
  2. Add the pears, syrup, mustard and salt to the skillet; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until pears are tender. Serve pork slices and pear mixture over waffles. Sprinkle with chives.

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