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Molasses-Glazed Pork Tenderloin

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish 30 mins
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  cup  chopped onion
  • 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)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 324,
  • Fat, total (g) 6,
  • chol. (mg) 52,
  • sat. fat (g) 1,
  • carb. (g) 38,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 4,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • fiber (g) 7,
  • sugar (g) 16,
  • pro. (g) 29,
  • vit. A (RE) 0,
  • vit. A (IU) 340,
  • vit. C (mg) 26,
  • Thiamin (mg) 1,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 5,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 1,
  • Folate (g) 36,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 1,
  • sodium (mg) 460,
  • Potassium (mg) 1058,
  • calcium (mg) 81,
  • iron (mg) 4,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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