Molasses-Glazed Pork Tenderloin

Consider old-fashioned corn bread as a charming dinner partner for this Southern-inspired dish of molasses-glazed pork tenderloin.

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Start to Finish: 30 mins
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Molasses-Glazed Pork Tenderloin
Ingredients
1/4
cup finely chopped prosciutto or 2 slices bacon, coarsely chopped
2
9 ounce package frozen cut green beans
1/2
3/4
cup water
1
tablespoon olive oil
12
ounces pork tenderloin, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices (11 to 12 slices)
1/2
cup orange juice
3
tablespoons molasses
1
teaspoon cornstarch
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
 
Steamed spinach or turnip greens (optional)
Directions
  1. In a large skillet cook prosciutto or bacon over medium heat until crisp; drain and set aside. In the same skillet cook green beans and onion in 3/4 cup water according to bean package directions. Drain bean mixture; set aside.
  2. In the same skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add pork tenderloin slices; cook for 4 to 5 minutes or until just barely pink in center, turning once halfway through cooking.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small bowl stir together orange juice, molasses, cornstarch, salt, and pepper. Add to meat in skillet. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir about 2 minutes more. Stir bean mixture into mixture in skillet; heat through.
  4. If desired, serve with steamed spinach. Top individual servings with prosciutto or bacon. Makes 4 servings.
Nutrition Facts (Molasses-Glazed Pork Tenderloin)
    Per serving:
  • 324 kcal cal.,
  • 6 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 4 g monounsatured fat),
  • 52 mg chol.,
  • 460 mg sodium,
  • 38 g carb.,
  • 7 g fiber,
  • 16 g sugar,
  • 29 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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