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Pork Tenderloin With Maple Syrup

“Recipe adapted from Great Moments In Cooking. Serve with mashed potatoes and carrots to soak up the extra maple syrup ‘gravy’.”

  • 1 large pork tenderloin (or 4 thin pork loin chops)
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 heaping tablespoon tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  1. Cut tenderloin crosswise into medallions, flatten slightly.
  2. Combine maple syrup, tomato paste, mustard, lemon juice and garlic with salt & pepper to taste in small bowl. Set aside.
  3. Heat 2 teaspoons butter in pan. Brown tenderloin medallions until cooked. Remove from pan and keep warm.
  4. Heat pan. Add 1 cup chicken broth scrapping brown bits from pan. Add maple syrup mixture.
  5. Heat 3 to 4 minutes to reduce. Add drippings from medallions.
  6. Return medallions to pan to warm.

Yield: serves 4

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