Pecan-Crusted Pork Tenderloin with Apples and Onions

Pecan-Crusted Pork Tenderloin with Apples and Onions
Source: Diabetes Superfoods Cookbook and Meal Planner . Recipe Credit: . Photo Credit: Mittera.
Summary

This recipe comes together quickly, with the perfect combination of sweet and savory ingredients. It's sure to please!

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  • Prep time
    10 min
  • Cook time
    30 min
  • Servings
    6 Servings
  • Serving size
    2 slices (about 4 oz) pork and 3 tbsp apple/onion mixture
Budget Friendly Dinner Gluten-Free Holidays & Entertaining Main Dish Low Sodium Lower Carb
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

6 Servings

  • Serving Size
    2 slices (about 4 oz) pork and 3 tbsp apple/onion mixture
  • Amount per serving Calories 210

  • Total Fat 10g
    • Saturated Fat 2g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 60mg
  • Sodium 140mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 6g
    • Dietary Fiber 1g
    • Total Sugars 4g
  • Protein 23g
  • Potassium 430mg
  • Phosphorus 220mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1/2 Carbohydrate, 3 Lean protein, 1 Fat

Budget Friendly Dinner Gluten-Free Holidays & Entertaining Main Dish Low Sodium Lower Carb
Ingredients

Ingredients

  • fresh sage (minced)
    1 tbsp
  • garlic (minced)
    1 clove
  • salt
    1/4 tsp
  • fresh ground black pepper
    to taste
  • olive oil (divided use)
    5 tsp
  • chopped pecans
    1/4 cup
  • pork tenderloin
    1 1/2 lbs
  • medium onion (sliced)
    1
  • Braeburn apple (sliced into 1/2-inch thick slices)
    1
Directions

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

  2. In a small bowl, combine sage, garlic, salt, pepper, 1 tsp olive oil, and pecans. Mix well. Pat pork tenderloin dry and brush with 2 tbsp olive oil. Top with a layer of pecan mixture and set aside.

  3. Heat remaining 2 tsp olive oil in a large ovenproof skillet over medium heat. Add onion and apples and saute for 5 minutes. Move apples and onions to the sides of the pan, and place the pork tenderloin in the center. Move the pan to the preheated oven, and cook for 20-25 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 145 degrees F.

  4. To serve, cut pork into 12 equal slices and top with apple and onion mixture.

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