Cornmeal Crusted Pork

A light dusting of cornmeal makes a tasty crust for pork. Serve with beans and zucchini or summer squash for a colorful and healthy meal.

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Makes:
4 servings
Cook:
8 mins to 10 mins
Start to Finish:
20 mins
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Cornmeal Crusted Pork

Ingredients
1/2
cup yellow cornmeal
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon ground black pepper
1
egg, lightly beaten
1
tablespoon water
1
pound pork tenderloin, cut in 1/2-inch thick slices
2
tablespoons olive oil or cooking oil
12
ounces fresh green beans
2
medium zucchini and/or yellow summer squash, thinly bias-sliced
2
tablespoons fresh oregano leaves

Directions

  1. In a shallow dish combine cornmeal, salt and pepper. In another shallow dish combine egg and water. Dip pork in egg mixture and then in cornmeal mixture to coat.
  2. Heat oil in a very large skillet over medium-high heat. Add pork and cook 2 minutes per side or until no pink remains. Remove to serving platter. Add beans and zucchini to skillet; cook and stir 6 to 8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add salt and pepper to taste; toss. Serve along side pork. Sprinkle with oregano leaves. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Cornmeal Crusted Pork)
    Per serving:
  • 310 kcal cal.,
  • 13 g fat
  • (3 g sat. fat,
  • 2 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 7 g monounsatured fat),
  • 127 mg chol.,
  • 385 mg sodium,
  • 21 g carb.,
  • 5 g fiber,
  • 3 g sugar,
  • 29 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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