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Herb Roasted Pork Tenderloin, Polenta Sauté and Fresh Broccoli

Total Time - 40 minutes / Makes 4 Servings

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare tenderloin and begin to bake - 20 minutes
  • Prepare polenta; prepare broccoli and serve - 20 minutes

  • Herb-Roasted Pork Tenderloin

    Herb Roasted Pork Tenderloin

    1 tablespoon butter
    1 pork tenderloin (about 1 lb)
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/8 teaspoon pepper
    5–6 sprigs fresh thyme (rinsed)
    6–8 sprigs fresh Italian parsley (rinsed)
    1/4 cup Italian bread crumbs
    2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese
    1/4 cup tomato paste with Italian seasoning
    1 tablespoon country Dijon mustard

    1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Line baking sheet with foil (for ease of cleanup). Preheat large sauté pan on medium-high 2–3 minutes.
    2. Place butter in large sauté pan; swirl to coat. Sprinkle pork with salt and pepper. Place in pan (wash hands); cover and cook 8–10 minutes, turning occasionally, to brown all sides.
    3. Remove large stems from herbs; place in food processor. Add bread crumbs and cheese; pulse until finely chopped.
    4. Combine tomato paste and mustard in small bowl. Place pork on baking sheet. Coat pork with mustard mixture, using rubber spatula, and then coat with herb mixture. Bake 18–20 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160°F (for medium). Use a meat thermometer to accurately ensure doneness. Slice and serve. CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 220kcal; FAT 8g; CHOL 85mg; SODIUM 760mg; CARB 10g; FIBER 1g; PROTEIN 27g; VIT A 8%; VIT C 10%; CALC 6%; IRON 15%
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    Polenta Sauté

    1 (17-ounce) tube prepared polenta (plain or flavored)
    2 tablespoons butter
    1 (7-ounce) can eggplant appetizer
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/8 teaspoon pepper
    2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese

    1. Preheat large sauté pan on medium-high 2–3 minutes. Cut tube of polenta in half (squeeze ends to easily remove wrapper). Cut into bite-size pieces.
    2. Place butter in pan; swirl to coat. Add polenta and cook 2–3 minutes, stirring gently, until golden.
    3. Stir in eggplant, salt, and pepper. Cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, to combine flavors. Sprinkle with cheese; remove from heat, cover, and let stand 3 minutes. Serve. CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 270kcal; FAT 11g; CHOL 15mg; SODIUM 970mg; CARB 29g; FIBER 4g; PROTEIN 4g; VIT A 8%; VIT C 4%; CALC 4%; IRON 2%
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    Fresh Broccoli

    12 ounces fresh broccoli florets (rinsed)
    1/3 cup water
    1/2 tablespoon butter
    1/4 teaspoon lemon juice
    1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt

    1. Break broccoli into bite-size pieces; place in microwave-safe bowl. Add water, cover, and microwave on HIGH 4 minutes, stirring once, or until desired tenderness.
    2. Drain. Stir in remaining ingredients and serve. CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 35kcal; FAT 1.5g; CHOL 5mg; SODIUM 220mg; CARB 4g; FIBER 2g; PROTEIN 3g; VIT A 50%; VIT C 130%; CALC 4%; IRON 4%
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    Add to your grocery list 3 1/2 tbsp butter
    Add to your grocery list 4 tbsp shredded Parmesan cheese

    Dry Grocery
    Add to your grocery list 1/4 cup Italian bread crumbs
    Add to your grocery list 1 tbsp country-style Dijon mustard
    Add to your grocery list 1 (7-oz) can eggplant appetizer
    Add to your grocery list 1/4 tsp lemon juice
    Add to your grocery list 1/2 tsp seasoned salt
    Add to your grocery list 1/4 cup tomato paste with basil, garlic and oregano

    Add to your grocery list 1 1/2 lb pork tenderloin

    Add to your grocery list 1 (17-oz) package basil and garlic polenta
    Add to your grocery list 1 (12-oz) package fresh broccoli florets
    Add to your grocery list 1 (1-oz) package fresh grilling herb blend (contains fresh rosemary, thyme and Italian parsley)

    Suggested Items
    Add to your grocery list Italian bread
    Add to your grocery list whipped topping
    Add to your grocery list Merlot wine
    Add to your grocery list fresh berries

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    Utensils & Cookware

    • 2 large sauté pans with lids
    • food processor, baking sheet
    • microwave-safe bowl with lid
    • small bowl, cooking spoons, tongs
    • rubber spatula, meat thermometer
    • knife and cutting board
    • measuring utensils
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    Aprons Advice

    For an upscale lunch idea, chill leftover pork. Slice thinly and serve over greens with a berry vinaigrette.
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