Pork Tenderloin with Apples - November 2015
Pork Tenderloin with Apples is November's Recipe of the Month! It's hearty and warm as the season gets colder, and you can use some homegrown apples! [caption id="attachment_2839" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Recipe and image from InspiredTaste.net[/caption] Ingredients: 2 (1-1.5lb) pork tenderloins 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 1/2 tsp salt 2 apples, cored and sliced 2 onions, sliced 1 tbsp Dijon mustard 1 tbsp thyme 1/4 tsp ground black pepper 1 cup chicken stock 1 tbsp butter Instructions:
- Pre-heat oven to 425F. Trim tenderloin of silverskin, pat pork dry. Rub with a mixture of 1 tbsp of the oil and the salt, until evenly coated. Heat remaining oil in a skillet or oven-safe frying pan, add pork and cook until evenly browned on all sides (~12mins). Remove pork from pan.
- Add apples and onions to same skillet or pan, and cook until lightly browned (~5mins).
- Rub pork with mustard, sprinkle with black pepper and half of the thyme. Add remaining thyme to apples and onions, then place pork on top of the apples and onions, and put combined pan into the oven. Roast 10-15mins
- Transfer pork onto a large plate and cover with aluminum foil for 10 minutes.
- Put pan with apples and onions back on the stove on medium. Add chicken stock, bring to a simmer and cook until liquid is reduced to half. Add butter and stir until melted.
- Slice pork into 1-inch slices and serve with apples and onions.
And serve! Have you tried this recipe? Do you have a variation to share? Let us know in the comments!