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Pork dish is fast , and Nutritious

Updated on September 7, 2009

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full of flavor and easy to fix
full of flavor and easy to fix

Awsome Pork Tenderloin Medallions

 Pork dish is fast , and Nutritious.
Elegant fast and healthy, You really can have it all in one meal.
Dinners that are special enough for the good china and silverware often take the whole day to prepare and
All too often are made rich-tasting with lots of unwanted fat.
But with the right ingredients and techniques, its easy to create an impressive and healthful meal
Medallions of pork tenderloin with dried apples and plums is a perfect example. The dish can be prepared in about 25 minutes with only about 10 minutes of prep, and you can do the whole thing with only a cutting board, knife and a lidded saute pan.
Pork tenderloin is an excellent choice because it’s low in fat and, when you cut into medallions
Cook quickly. In this recipe, the seasoned pork is flashed-seared in a hot pan. Canola oil is best for this method because it can be heated to high temperatures before it begins to smoke.
After the medallions are browned, the pan is deglazed with fat-free chicken broth then dried fruited Dijon mustard and balsamic vinegar are added. The concentrated flavors of the dried fruits are the secret to the richness of this dish . Plus, as they cook down, all the pectin they contain melds with other ingredients to make velvety mahogany-tone sauce .
Consider serving this with steamed french green beans with a drizzle of roasted hazelnut oil or extra virgin olive oil and some whole-wheat cous-cous to soak up all the sauce. So enclosed is the recipe for a nice pork tenderloin dish I’m sure you will love
Medallions of Pork Tenderloin
With dried fruit
1 pound pork tenderloin
2 ts canola oil
14 ounces can fat-free chicken broth
¾ cup coarsely chopped dried apples
¾ cup coarsely chopped pitted dried plums
1 tbs Dijon mustard
1 tbs balsamic vinegar
1 ts dried thyme
Cut the tenderloin crosswise on the diagonal into ¾ inches medallions. Season both sides of each with salt and pepper . In a large nonstick skillet with a lid heat the oil over high until nearly smoking .
Add medallions , and cook until well browned on both sides about 2 minutes per sides transfer to a plate and set aside . To the skillet add the broth , apples, plums, mustard, vinegar and thyme .
Cover the pan and reduce the heat to medium low simmer until fruits have soften and the sauce has thicken about 8 minutes Return pork to the sauce . Simmer until pork is no longer pink at the center about 3 minutes . Serve immediately. I know you will love this dish it’s fast to make easy to prepare for all to enjoy .

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