Pork Medallions in Apple Cream Sauce

A tasty pork recipe that is surprisingly healthy!  This one’s a twist on traditional pork chops and apple sauce.

Courtesy of the Go Red Organization.


Serves 4

12 oz pork tenderloin, all visible fat discarded, cut crosswise into 1-inch slices
2 tsp light margarine
1 medium Granny Smith apple, peeled and chopped
1/3 cup chopped onion
2 garlic cloves, minced
5 ounces fat-free evaporated milk
1/8 tsp salt
pinch of white pepper
pinch of ground nutmeg
2 tbsp fresh parsley


  1. Using the flat side of a meat mallet, pound the pork slices to 1/4 inch thickness.
  2. Lightly spray a large skillet with a non-stick cooking spray and set over medium-high heat.  Place the pork in a single layer in the skillet.  Cook for about 2 minutes on each side, or until tender and no longer pink in the center.  Transfer to a plate.  Reduce the heat to medium.
  3. In the same skillet, melt the margarine, swirling to coat the bottom.  Cook the apple and onion for 5 minutes, or until the onion is tender, stirring constantly.  Stir in the garlic.  Cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.  Stir in the remaining ingredients except the parsley.  Bring to a simmer.  Simmer for 1 minute, stirring constantly.  Stir in parsley.  Return pork to the skillet.  Spoon the sauce over the pork.  Cook over low heat for 1 minute, or until heated through.

Nutrition per serving

182 calories, 25g of protein, 12g of carbohydrates, 3.5g of fat, saturated fat 4.0g, 1g of fiber, 181mg of sodium

One Comment to “Pork Medallions in Apple Cream Sauce”

  1. 4 pts on Weight Watchers . Looks good.

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