Pork Medallions in Mustard Sauce for Two
Mustard and apple juice liven up lean pork tenderloin, creating a dish that’s ideal for special occasions. Tahnia Fox - Trenton, Michigan
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
- 1 tablespoon thawed apple juice concentrate
- 2-1/4 teaspoons stone-ground mustard
- 1/2 pound pork tenderloin, cut into 1/2-inch slices
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
- 1 tablespoon cold water
- 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley
- In a small bowl, combine the broth, juice concentrate and mustard; set aside.
- Sprinkle pork with salt and pepper. In a small nonstick skillet, brown pork in oil. Remove and set aside.
- Add garlic to the pan; saute for 1 minute. Add reserved broth mixture, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 3-4 minutes or until liquid is reduced to about 3 tablespoons.
- Return pork to the pan; cover and cook over low heat for 3-4 minutes or until meat is no longer pink. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; add to the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Sprinkle with parsley.
Nutrition Facts3 ounce-weight: 193 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 356mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.
Originally published as Apple Mustard Pork Tenderloin in Healthy Cooking October/November 2009