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Roast Pork Tenderloin With Cherry Cranberry Glaze

Contributed by: NAPSA

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Ingredients:

  • 2 whole pork tenderloins (each about 1 pound)
  • 1 16-oz can unsweetened tart cherries
  • Cranberry Juice (10 oz. container)
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 teaspoon yellow mustard

Directions:

Heat oven to 425 degrees F.

Season pork tenderloins with salt and pepper. Roast pork in shallow roasting pan for 20 to 25 minutes, or until internal temperature measured with a meat thermometer reads 155 to 160 degrees F. Pour glaze evenly over tenderloins during the last 10 minutes of roasting time. Serve tenderloins sliced.

Glaze: Drain cherries, reserving juice. In a small bowl, stir 2 tablespoons reserved juice into cornstarch. Add remaining reserved juice to one cup liquid measure; add enough cranberry juice to make one cup. In small saucepan, combine cornstarch mixture, juice, cherries, brown sugar and cranberries. Cook, stirring until mixture boils and thickens; stir in mustard.

Suggested side dishes:

Spinach Salad, Mashed Potatoes, Warm Bread Sticks, Pumpkin Pie with Whipped Cream Topping.

Serving Size: Serves 4 to 6

Nutritional Information: Per Three-ounce Serving: Calories: 220; Protein: 24g; Fat; 4.1g; Sat. Fat: 1.5g; Sodium: 70mg; Cholesterol 75mg.


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