Pork Tenders with Green Apples 'n Peppercorns

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 20 min.
Choose a tart apple like Granny Smith for the apple slices in this pork dish.


  • 1 lb pork tenderloin
  • 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  • 3/4 tsp poultry seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 2 to 4 tsp crushed green peppercorns
  • 1 Tbs margarine
  • 1 tart apple, unpeeled, cored, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 Tbs vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbs cornstarch
  • 3 Tbs apple juice concentrate, thawed
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • Seedless red grapes (optional)


  • Cut pork tenderloin crosswise into 1/2-inch slices. In small bowl, combine garlic salt, poultry seasoning and nutmeg. Sprinkle seasoning mixture over each pork slice; coat both sides lightly with peppercorns. Heat margarine in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add apple slices; cook 3 to 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove apples, set aside. Heat oil in same skillet over medium heat. Add pork slices; brown about 2 minutes per side. Remove pork from skillet.
  • In small bowl, dissolve cornstarch in apple juice concentrate. Add to same skillet; stir in wine and broth. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Return pork slices to skillet, reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer 10 minutes or until pork is tender. Place pork on serving plate. Top with apple wedges; spoon wine mixture over pork and apples. Garnish with red seedless grapes if desired.
Recipe courtesy of the National Pork Board

Nutrition Facts

Calories 276
  Calories from Fat 96 (35%)
(17%)Total Fat 11g
(14%)Saturated Fat 3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
(26%)Cholesterol 78mg
(16%)Sodium 394mg
(17%)Potassium 583mg
Total Carbohydrate 14g
(5%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 4g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(50%)Protein 25g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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