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

Directions

  1. Season the pork with the salt and pepper.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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