Apple-&-Fennel Roasted Pork Tenderloin

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Roasted apples, fennel and red onion are the perfect foil to roasted pork tenderloin. Make it a meal: Stir sauteed broccoli rabe into quick-cooking barley to serve alongside.

Apple-&-Fennel Roasted Pork Tenderloin
Nutritionist Tested & Approved

Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients
  • 2 large sweet-tart apples, such as Fuji or Braeburn, sliced

  • 1 large bulb fennel, trimmed, cored and thinly sliced, plus 1 tablespoon chopped fronds for garnish

  • 1 large red onion, sliced

  • 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons canola oil, divided

  • 1 pound pork tenderloin, trimmed

  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar

Directions
  1. Position racks in upper and lower thirds of oven; preheat to 475°F.

  2. Toss apples, sliced fennel and onion with 1 tablespoon oil in a large bowl. Spread out on a rimmed baking sheet. Roast on the lower oven rack, stirring twice, until tender and golden, 30 to 35 minutes.

  3. About 10 minutes after the apple mixture goes into the oven, sprinkle pork with salt and pepper. Heat the remaining 2 teaspoons oil in a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Sear the pork on one side, about 2 minutes. Turn the pork over and transfer the pan to the top oven rack. Roast until just barely pink in the center and an instant-read thermometer registers 145°F, 12 to 14 minutes.

  4. Transfer the pork to a cutting board and let rest for 5 minutes. Immediately stir vinegar into the pan (be careful, the handle will be hot), scraping up any browned bits, then add to the apple mixture. Thinly slice the pork; serve with the apple mixture and sprinkle with fennel fronds.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
4
Calories
258
Added Sugars
0g
Carbohydrates
21g
Cholesterol
74mg
Dietary Fiber
5g
Fat
9g
Monounsaturated Fat
5g
Potassium
861mg
Protein
25g
Saturated Fat
1g
Sodium
374mg
Bonus
Selenium (47% daily value)
Vitamin C (25% dv)
Potassium (24% dv)
Zinc (20% dv)
Carbohydrate Servings
1
Exchanges
1 fruit
1 vegetable
3 lean meat

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