Pork with Caramelized Onions

Pork with Caramelized Onions

Caramelized onions have just a hint of sweetness, which complements the mild flavor of pork tenderloin.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
pork tenderloin (about 1 lb)
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon paprika
1
large onion, thinly sliced (2 cups)
1/4
teaspoon sugar
  1. Cut pork into 1/2-inch slices. Sprinkle both sides of pork with salt and paprika.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
Makes 4 servings
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Kitchen Tip
Be sure the meat you purchase is labeled pork tenderloin, not pork loin. The tenderloin is more tender than the loin.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 160
    • (Calories from Fat 40),
  • Total Fat 4 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 70mg;
  • Sodium 350mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 4g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 26g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.