• Pork Tenderloin With Olive Sauce

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size ½ of recipe
    Calories 336
    Total Fat 17 g
    Saturated Fat 3.5 g
    Sodium 523 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 10 g
    Dietary Fiber 1 g
    Protein 36 g

    Servings and Times

    Servings 2

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Ingredients Measures
    Pork tenderloin ¾ pound
    Salt ¼ teaspoon
    Dash of fresh ground pepper
    Olive oil 2 + 2 teaspoons
    Water ¼ cup
    Pitted black olives in water, sliced ¼ cup
    Balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon
    Honey 1 tablespoon
    Chives, chopped ¼ cup
    Directions
    1. Season the pork with the salt and pepper.
    2. Heat 2 teaspoons of the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Place pork tenderloin in pan and cook for about 6-8 minutes, until browned on all sides. Pour ¼ cup water into the pan, cover, and cook for an additional 10 minutes, or until cooked through.
    3. Heat the remaining 2 teaspoons of oil in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Add olives and sauté for about 2 minutes. Stir in the balsamic vinegar and honey, bring to a boil, and then remove from heat.
    4. Slice the meat and place onto 2 plates. Top with the chopped chives and the olive sauce.

    Exchanges4.5 lean meats; 1 vegetable; 1 fat; 0.5 starches

    Side Suggestions: AsparagusHeat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add ½ a bunch of trimmed asparagus (about 10-12 spears). Cook for about 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

    Side Suggestions: Long-grain Rice Pilaf

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