Caramelized onions have just a hint of sweetness, which complements the mild flavor of pork tenderloin.
pork tenderloin (about 1 lb)
large onion, thinly sliced (2 cups)
Cut pork into 1/2-inch slices. Sprinkle both sides of pork with salt and paprika.
Heat 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook pork in skillet 6 to 8 minutes, turning once, until no longer pink in center. Remove pork from skillet; keep warm. Wipe out skillet.
Heat same skillet over medium-high heat. Cook onion in skillet 1 minute, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to medium. Stir in sugar. Cook about 3 minutes longer, stirring frequently, until onion is soft and golden brown. Spoon over pork.
Be sure the meat you purchase is labeled pork tenderloin, not pork loin. The tenderloin is more tender than the loin.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- 4 1/2g
- 4 1/2%
- (Saturated Fat
- 1 1/2g,
- 1 1/2%
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.