Sesame Pork with Garlic Cream Sauce

Pork is a pleaser. It’s both tasty and quick!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 21 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1 1/2
pounds pork tenderloins
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1/4
cup sesame seed
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
package (3 ounces) cream cheese, cut into cubes
1/3
cup milk
1
tablespoon chopped fresh chives or 1 teaspoon freeze-dried chives

  • 1 Cut pork into 12 slices. Flatten pork slices to 1/2-inch thickness between sheets of plastic wrap or waxed paper.
  • 2 Set oven control to broil. Brush pork with oil. Place pork on rack in broiler pan. Sprinkle with half of the sesame seed. Broil pork with tops 4 to 6 inches from heat 6 minutes; turn. Sprinkle with remaining sesame seed. Broil about 5 minutes longer or until pork is slightly pink in center.
  • 3 Melt butter in 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Cook garlic in butter about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally; reduce heat. Add cream cheese and milk. Cook, stirring constantly, until smooth and hot. Stir in chives. Serve sauce with pork.

Expert Tips

Add healthful sides of steamed broccoli and carrots to complement this pork dish.

Pork tenderloin is an excellent choice for quick meals because it cooks very fast, yet stays tender and moist.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
285
(
Calories from Fat
170 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19 g
19 %
(Saturated Fat
7 g,
7 %
),
Cholesterol
85 mg
85 %;
Sodium
120 mg
120 %;
Total Carbohydrate
2 g
2 %
(Dietary Fiber
1 g
1 %
),
Protein
27 g
27 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
4 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.