Tenderloin with Cherry Sauce
You can find dried cherries near dried cranberries at your local supermarket. Substitute dried cranberries if desired.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 1-1/2 cups cranberry juice
- 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
- 1 pork tenderloin (1-1/2 pounds), thinly sliced
- 2 teaspoons lemon-pepper seasoning
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 1 cup dried cherries
- 3 tablespoons cherry preserves
- In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, cranberry juice and mustard until smooth; set aside. Sprinkle pork with lemon-pepper. In a large skillet, cook pork in butter for 4-5 minutes on each side or until no longer pink. Remove pork and keep warm.
- Stir cornstarch mixture and add to the skillet. Bring to a boil. Add cherries and preserves; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Return pork to the pan; cook for 2 minutes or until heated through.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 477 calories, 15g fat (7g saturated fat), 118mg cholesterol, 451mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (43g sugars, 1g fiber), 35g protein.
Originally published as Pork with Cherry Sauce in Weeknight Cooking Made Easy 2005