Apple & Fennel Roasted Pork Tenderloin

Number of Servings: 4 (340g)
Active Time: 20 min.
Total Time: 1 hour
Apple & Fennel Roasted Pork Tenderloin

Cut the vegetables into thick even pieces so they maintain their shape and don’t get too soft. The deglazing sauce is terrific, so don’t skip this step.  If you enjoy the flavors in this dish but would prefer a heavier focus on vegetables, add in your favorite roasting veggies (parsnips and sweet potatoes would be awesome).

Ingredients

  • 2 apples, sliced
  • 1 bulb fennel, trimmed and sliced
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. + 2 tsp. canola oil, divided
  • 1 lb. pork tenderloin, trimmed
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 3 Tbsp. cider vinegar

    Optional Garnishes*:

    • 1 Tbsp. fennel fronds, chopped

Directions

  1. Position racks in upper and lower thirds of oven; preheat to 475°F.
  2. Toss apples, 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 (30-35 minutes).
  3. While apples are cooking, sprinkle pork with salt and pepper. Heat the remaining oil in a large, ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Sear the pork on one side, about 2 minutes.
  4. Turn the pork over and transfer the pan to the top oven rack while apples are still roasting. Roast until just barely pink in the center and an instant-read thermometer registers 155°F (12-14 minutes).
  5. Transfer the pork to a cutting board and let rest for 5 minutes.
  6. While pork is resting, stir vinegar into the skillet, scraping up browned bits, then add to the apple mixture.
  7. Slice the pork thinly and serve with the apple mixture, garnished with fennel fronds.

*Optional garnishes have not been included in the rating of this recipe.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 340g

Amount per serving
Calories 270
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.5g 11%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 7%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.5g
Cholesterol 74mg 25%
Sodium 675mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Total Sugars 16g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 3g
Protein 25g
Vitamin D 0.2mcg 2%
Calcium 51.4mg 4%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Potassium 880mg 20%
Vitamin A 31.3mcg 4%
Vitamin C 14.9mg 15%
Vitamin E 1.8mg 10%
Vitamin K 43.7mcg 35%
Thiamin 1.2mg 100%
Riboflavin 0.5mg 35%
Niacin 12.3mg 80%
Vitamin B6 1mg 60%
Folate 26.3mcg 7%
Vitamin B12 0.6mcg 25%
Biotin 6.1mcg 20%
Chloride 9.4mg 0%
Pantothenate 1.2mg 25%
Phosphorus 333.6mg 25%
Iodine 0.8mcg 0%
Magnesium 50.7mg 10%
Zinc 2.4mg 20%
Selenium 35.5mcg 60%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 0.3mg 10%
Chromium 1.4mcg 4%
Molybdenum 4.8mcg 10%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Pork, Apples, Fennel, Onion, Cider Vinegar, Canola Oil, Salt, Black Pepper.

Latest from Our Blog

Winter Wellness: Five Healthy Habits to Adopt

Two parents with a small child in a winter forest

This season, rather than making it complicated, lets seek to engage in five healthy habits. Over time, they will lead to better overall health and wellness. Individually, these ideas may seem simple, but together they create a lifestyle that removes barriers and encourages balanced nutrition, exercise, and overall improved wellness.

Continue Reading »