Apple-Rosemary Pork and Barley

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!

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1 1/2
cups apple juice
cup uncooked quick-cooking barley
tablespoons chopped fresh or 2 teaspoons dried rosemary leaves, crushed
3/4-pound pork tenderloin
teaspoons canola or soybean oil
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
clove garlic, finely chopped
cup apple jelly
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.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
A Note from the Nutritionist:
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:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 400
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 55mg;
  • Sodium 50mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 63g
    • (Dietary Fiber 8g,
    • Sugars 26g),
  • Protein 23g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 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.