Course : Pork
Serves: 1
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1 pound pork tenderloin -- cut into -- 1-inch-thick slices
1 teaspoon Coarsely ground black pepper
1 teaspoon butter
1 small onion -- minced
16 ounces pears in heavy syrup
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
4 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup pear brandy OR pear schnapps

Preparation / Directions:

Coat each side of medallions with pepper, set aside. Combine pears, nutmeg, cinnamon, lemon juice, salt and brandy in blender container and puree. Place pear puree in saucepan and simmer, stirring occasionally, until reduced by half, about 20 minutes. Melt butter on non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add medallions and onion to pan. Brown pork on one side, about 2 minutes, turn. Add pear mixture to pan, adjust heat to a simmer. Continue cooking 7-8 minutes. Serve medallions with sauce on side. Elegant yet simple to prepare, this low-fat, luscious recipe is suitable for a romantic dinner for two. Servings: 4 Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes


Nutritional Information:

645 Calories (kcal); 20g Total Fat; (28% calories from fat); 97g Protein; 16g Carbohydrate; 305mg Cholesterol; 1336mg Sodium

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