Roasted Pork and Apples

Roasted Pork and Apples
Recipe Type: Dinner
Author: Lifestyle Medical Center
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Serves: 4
A warm wintry dish with a delectable combination of sweet and savory flavors.
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb pork tenderloin
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary
  • 2 small sweet onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups chopped celery
  • 1 medium apple, cored and sliced to 1/4-in slices (can leave skin on)
  • 1 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsp orange juice (or balsamic vinegar)
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Combine salt, pepper, thyme and rosemary in a small bowl.
  3. Rub spice mixture over pork.
  4. Heat oil in a large oven proof roasting dish (or cast iron skillet) over high heat.
  5. Add pork and turn to brown on all sides, about 5 minutes total.
  6. Add onion, celery and apple to skillet and sauté 5 minutes.
  7. Add broth and orange juice, cover (if using skillet, cover with tin foil) and place in preheated oven.
  8. Roast for about 25-30 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.
  9. Remove from oven and place pork on a cutting board to rest.
  10. Return roasting dish or skillet to stove top and bring apple and liquid mixture to a boil over high heat.
  11. Reduce to low and simmer, uncovered, until liquid is cut in half, about 5-8 minutes.
  12. Serve 4 oz of pork with 1 cup apples and sauce ladled on top.
Serving size: 4 oz pork, 1 cup apple mix with sauce Calories: 233 Fat: 8g Carbohydrates: 15g Sugar: 9g Sodium: 332mg Fiber: 3g Protein: 25g
4 Protein 1 Fruit 1 Vegetable 1 Healthy Fat