Pork Tenderloin Crostini

Serve your guests with these flavorful Italian crostini made using pork tenderloins and French bread- perfect appetizers.

  • prep time 50 min
  • total time 2 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 32

Ingredients

3
green onions
1
package (0.9 oz) béarnaise sauce mix
3/4
cup milk
1/4
cup butter
2
small pork tenderloins (about 1/2 lb each)
1
teaspoon garlic salt
1/4
teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
32
thin slices baguette-style French bread
4
teaspoons crushed pink peppercorns or finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 Chop onions, separating white portion from green. Place white portion in small saucepan; reserve green portion. Add sauce mix and milk to saucepan; beat with wire whisk to combine. Add butter; cook over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to low; simmer 1 minute. Cover; refrigerate at least 2 hours or until thickened and cool.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat oven to 400°F. Place pork tenderloins in shallow roasting pan; rub surfaces with garlic salt and pepper. Bake at 25 to 30 minutes or until no longer pink in center and meat thermometer inserted in center registers 160°F. Cool 20 minutes or until cool enough to handle and slice.
  • 3 Reduce oven temperature to 375°F. Place bread slices on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until crisp. Cool 10 minutes or until completely cooled.
  • 4 To serve, stir reserved green portion of onions into sauce. Cut pork into 32 slices. Place 1 slice pork on each toasted bread slice, folding slice if necessary. Top each with 1 teaspoon sauce; reserve remainder for another use. Top each with 1/8 teaspoon crushed pink peppercorns.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
    Calories
    60
    (
    Calories from Fat
    20),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    2 1/2g
    2 1/2%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    100mg
    100%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    5g
    5%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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