Posted in Braised, Main Courses, Pork, Sauces

Cranberry Apple Pork Loin


Cranberry Apple Pork Loin

Serves 4

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time 45 – 50 minutes

Estimated values per serving:

Calories = 415                      Fat = 9 grams                        Points: 6

Cranberry Apple Pork Loin

Ingredients:

Cooking spray

1 pound (16 ounces) boneless pork loin

½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

1 tablespoon fresh thyme (or 1 teaspoon dried) – finely chopped

Salt and pepper

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 apples – cored, peeled and chopped coarsely

2 tablespoons brown sugar

1 can (16 ounces) whole cranberry sauce

½ cup fat free chicken broth

Directions:

  1. Combine nutmeg, thyme, salt and pepper and rub on pork roast.
  2. Heat skillet on high heat and spray with cooking spray.  Add pork to skillet and brown for about 5 minutes on each side.  Remove pork, cover and set aside.
  3. Reduce heat to medium and add apples and sauté for about 2 minutes.  Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute.
  4. Add brown sugar, cranberry sauce and chicken broth and cook, scraping any pieces from the bottom of the pan.  Increase heat and bring mixture to a boil
  5. Add pork, reduce heat and simmer for 30 – 40 minutes.  Pork should reach 160o when cooked.  Remove pork, cut into 8 slices and place on serving platter with sauce.

 

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