Pork with Caramelized Onions

Caramelized onions have just a hint of sweetness, which complements the mild flavor of pork tenderloin.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
pork tenderloin (about 1 lb)
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon paprika
1
large onion, thinly sliced (2 cups)
1/4
teaspoon sugar
  • 1 Cut pork into 1/2-inch slices. Sprinkle both sides of pork with salt and paprika.
  • 2 Heat 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook pork in skillet 6 to 8 minutes, turning once, until no longer pink in center. Remove pork from skillet; keep warm. Wipe out skillet.
  • 3 Heat same skillet over medium-high heat. Cook onion in skillet 1 minute, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to medium. Stir in sugar. Cook about 3 minutes longer, stirring frequently, until onion is soft and golden brown. Spoon over pork.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    160
    (
    Calories from Fat
    40),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4 1/2g
    4 1/2%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    350mg
    350%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    4g
    4%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    26g
    26%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    0
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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