Pork Tenderloin with Caramelized Onions

Relish the aroma of onions and tenderloin baking; the combination is worth the wait!

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4

Ingredients

2
teaspoons oil
1
large sweet onion (such as Walla Walla or Maui), thinly sliced
1
teaspoon sugar
1
lb. pork tenderloin, trimmed of fat
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add onion; sprinkle with sugar. Cook 12 to 15 minutes or until onion is soft and golden brown, stirring frequently.
  • 2 Spray 13x9-inch pan with nonstick cooking spray. Place pork tenderloin in sprayed pan. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Top with onion mixture.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 40 to 50 minutes or until no longer pink in center and thermometer inserted in center registers 160°F.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
    Calories
    170
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    65mg
    65%;
    Sodium
    180mg
    180%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    5g
    5%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    24g
    24%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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