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
  1. Directions
  2. Season the pork with the salt and pepper.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Slice the meat and place onto 2 plates. Top with the chopped chives and the olive sauce.
Exchanges
4.5 lean meats; 1 vegetable; 1 fat; 0.5 starches
Side Suggestions: Asparagus
Heat 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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