PORK MEDALLIONS IN MUSHROOM SAUCE

Pan-fry these slices of pork in a thick mushroom-studded sauce for a satisfying meal. Serve the meat and sauce over rice or mashed potatoes.

Yield: Serves 4.

PORK MEDALLIONS IN MUSHROOM SAUCE

Ingredients

  • 1 lb pork tenderloin
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 can (10 oz/284 mL) beef broth
  • 2 tbsp chopped dried tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tsp thyme, crumbled
  • 1 tsp packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 1/8 tsp salt

Directions

  1. Cut pork into 1 inch thick slices. Place pork between two sheets of plastic wrap and pound to a thickness of 1/4 inch.
  2. Heat oil in a frypan over medium heat. Add pork and cook until lightly browned on both sides.
  3. Remove pork from frypan; keep warm.
  4. Add mushrooms and garlic to frypan; saute for 2 minutes.
  5. Add remaining ingredients (broth through salt) and bring to a boil. Cook until slightly thickened, stirring frequently, about 3 - 4 minutes.
  6. Return pork to frypan. Reduce heat and simmer for 2 minutes. Serve immediately.
Nutritional analysis per serving:

136 calories, 4.8 g fat, 1.3 g protein, 23.2 g carbohydrate, 0.3 g fibre, 8 mg sodium