Rolled Pork Tenderloin and Sweet Potatoes for Two

Pork is rolled around apples and cranberries in a slow-cooked recipe for two.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 5 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 2
 

Ingredients

2
tablespoons brown sugar
1/2
teaspoon Caribbean jerk seasoning
1
(3/4-lb.) pork tenderloin
1
small apple, thinly sliced
2
tablespoons sweetened dried cranberries
1
large (1-lb.) dark-orange sweet potato, peeled, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
2
tablespoons water
2
teaspoons all-purpose flour

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  • 1 Spray 2 1/2- to 3 1/2-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In small bowl, stir together brown sugar and Caribbean jerk seasoning.
  • 2 Place pork tenderloin between sheets of waxed paper. Pound until 1/2 inch thick. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon of the brown sugar mixture. Top evenly with apple slices and cranberries. Starting with one short side, roll up; secure with string.
  • 3 Place sweet potato slices in slow cooker. Top with pork roll. Sprinkle with remaining brown sugar mixture. Cover and cook on low heat setting 4 to 5 hours. About 5 minutes before serving, in 1-cup microwavable measuring cup, stir together water and flour. Remove pork to cutting board. Remove sweet potatoes to serving platter. Stir juices from slow cooker into flour mixture. Microwave on High 30 to 60 seconds, stirring once, until mixture boils and thickens slightly. Cut pork into slices; place over sweet potatoes. Pour sauce over top. If desired, add salt and pepper.
  • 1 Spray 2 1/2- to 3 1/2-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In small bowl, stir together brown sugar and Caribbean jerk seasoning.
  • 2 Place pork tenderloin between sheets of waxed paper. Pound until 1/2 inch thick. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon of the brown sugar mixture. Top evenly with apple slices and cranberries. Starting with one short side, roll up; secure with string.
  • 3 Place sweet potato slices in slow cooker. Top with pork roll. Sprinkle with remaining brown sugar mixture. Cover and cook on low heat setting 4 to 5 hours. About 5 minutes before serving, in 1-cup microwavable measuring cup, stir together water and flour. Remove pork to cutting board. Remove sweet potatoes to serving platter. Stir juices from slow cooker into flour mixture. Microwave on High 30 to 60 seconds, stirring once, until mixture boils and thickens slightly. Cut pork into slices; place over sweet potatoes. Pour sauce over top. If desired, add salt and pepper.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/2 of Recipe
Calories
505
(
Calories from Fat
65),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
110mg
110%;
Sodium
100mg
100%;
Total Carbohydrate
73g
73%
(Dietary Fiber
7g
7%
  Sugars
52g
52%
),
Protein
42g
42%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
100%;
Vitamin C
40%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
18%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 5 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.