Pork Medallions with Cherry Sauce

Pork Medallions with Cherry Sauce

Easy entrées like this pork tenderloin draped with cherry sauce make entertaining a pleasure. But it's so quick to make, you can serve it to your family even on a busy weeknight.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
pork tenderloin (1 to 1 1/4 lb), cut into 1/2-inch slices
1/2
teaspoon garlic-pepper blend
2
teaspoons olive oil
3/4
cup cherry preserves
2
tablespoons chopped shallots
1
tablespoon Dijon mustard
1
tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
  1. Sprinkle both sides of pork with garlic-pepper blend. In 12-inch skillet, heat 1 teaspoon of the oil over medium-high heat. Cook pork in oil 6 to 8 minutes, turning once, until meat thermometer inserted in center reads 145°F. Remove pork from skillet to plate; cover to keep warm.
  2. In same skillet, mix remaining 1 teaspoon oil, the preserves, shallots, mustard, vinegar and garlic, scraping any browned bits off bottom of skillet. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 10 minutes or until sauce is reduced to about 1/2 cup. Serve sauce over pork slices.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
The pork will be easier to slice into medallions if you freeze it first for 15 to 30 minutes.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 330
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 50mg;
  • Sodium 170mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 44g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 30g),
  • Protein 23g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 1 Very Lean Meat;
    • 2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.