Apple-Rosemary Pork and Barley

Betty Crocker's Heart Healthy Cookbook shares a recipe! Enjoy this delicious pork and barley dinner flavored with apple and herbs - a wonderful skillet meal!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 4

1 1/2
cups apple juice
3/4
cup uncooked quick-cooking barley
2
tablespoons chopped fresh or 2 teaspoons dried rosemary leaves, crushed
3/4-pound pork tenderloin
2
teaspoons canola or soybean oil
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1/4
cup apple jelly
1
large unpeeled red cooking apple, sliced (1 1/2 cups)

  • 1 Heat apple juice to boiling in 2-quart saucepan. Stir in barley and 1 tablespoon of the rosemary; reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer 10 to 12 minutes until liquid is absorbed and barley is tender.
  • 2 While barley is cooking, cut pork into 1/4-inch slices.
  • 3 Heat oil in 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook pork, onion, garlic and remaining 1 tablespoon rosemary in hot oil about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until pork is no longer pink in center. Stir in apple jelly and apple slices; cook until hot. Serve over barley.

Expert Tips

You can get quite an assortment of phytochemicals, which are naturally occurring plant chemicals, by eating the whole food including the peel. It’s also important to eat a variety of different foods, especially grains, fruits and vegetables.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
50mg
50%;
Total Carbohydrate
63g
63%
(Dietary Fiber
8g
8%
  Sugars
26g
26%
),
Protein
23g
23%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.