Roast Pork with Apples and Sweet Potatoes

Apples and pork always pair well. The addition of sweet potatoes makes this main dish even more pleasing!

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1/4
cup packed brown sugar
6
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1
tablespoon cider vinegar
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon garlic powder
1/2
teaspoon pepper
2
medium red cooking apples, sliced (about 2 cups)
2
medium dark-orange sweet potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced (about 2 1/2 cups)
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
pork tenderloins (1 lb each)
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. In medium bowl, mix brown sugar, butter, vinegar, salt, garlic powder and pepper. Reserve 2 tablespoons of the butter mixture. Add apples, sweet potatoes and onion to remaining butter mixture; toss to coat. Arrange apple mixture in roasting pan or 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish. Cover tightly with foil and bake 20 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, brush pork with reserved butter mixture. Heat 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Cook pork in skillet about 3 minutes, turning to brown all sides evenly.
  • 3 Place pork on apple mixture. Bake uncovered 30 to 40 minutes or until pork has slight blush of pink in center and meat thermometer inserted in center reads 160°F.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    290
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    3 1/2g,
    3 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    80mg
    80%;
    Sodium
    480mg
    480%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    27g
    27%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    20g
    20%
    ),
    Protein
    27g
    27%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    120%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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