Pork Medallions with Olive-Caper Sauce

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Pork Medallions with Olive Caper Sauce

Yield: 4 servings (2 pieces pork + 2 T. sauce)

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 8 minutes

Pork Medallions with Olive Caper Sauce

Ingredients:

Pork:

  • 1 pound pork tenderloin, trimmed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, divided

Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup fat-free, low sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped pitted kalamata olives
  • 2 tablespoons capers

Directions:

  1. Prepare pork: Cut pork crosswise into 8 pieces. Place each pork piece between 2 sheets of wax paper; pound to 1/4-inch thickness using a meat mallet or rolling pin. Sprinkle both sides of pork with salt and pepper.
  2. Place flour in a shallow bowl. Dredge pork in flour, turning to coat; shake off excess.
  3. Heat 1/2 tablespoons olive oil in medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add half of pork; cook 2 minutes on each side or until pork is done. Remove pork from pan; keep warm. Repeat procedure with the remaining oil and pork.
  4. Prepare sauce: Add wine and broth to pan, and bring to a boil, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Stir in olives and capers; cook 4 minutes or until slightly thick. Serve sauce over pork.
  • Nutritional Information per serving (2 pork medallions + 2 tablespoons sauce) Calories: 384, Fat: 19.6g, Sat Fat: 2.9g, Cholesterol: 89.6mg, Sodium: 1005.7mg, Potassium: 571.8mg, Carbohydrates: 10.2g, Fiber: .4g, Sugar: 0g, Protein: 34.6g
  • Weight Watchers POINTS:  SmartPoints 6, PointsPlus 9, Old Progam 9
SOURCE:  RecipeGirl.com (Adapted from Cooking Light's Simple Suppers)

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One Response to “Pork Medallions with Olive-Caper Sauce”

  1. postedFeb 22, 2010 4:50 PM
    Shannon O | Confessions of a Loving Wife

    Can’t wait to give this recipe a try…Thanks for sharing.

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