Pork Medallions With Pears

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Karen in MA

"Both healthful and hearty, these pork tenderloin medallions are finished with a sweet and tangy pear sauce." from Good Housekeeping, February 2012 Brown rice may be substituted for the quinoa

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Prepare quinoa as label directs.
  2. Press pork with palm of hand to flatten. Sprinkle with 1/8 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper.
  3. In 12-inch skillet, heat oil on medium-high. Add pork; cook 5 to 6 minutes or until browned on both sides, turning over once. Transfer to plate.
  4. Reduce heat to medium. To same skillet, add fennel seeds; cook 30 seconds, stirring.
  5. Add green onions, 1/3 cup water, and garlic; cook 1 minute, stirring. Add pears, lemon juice, and 1/4 teaspoon salt; cook 2 minutes or until pears begin to soften, stirring occasionally.
  6. Return pork to pan, along with any juices. Cook 3 to 6 minutes or until pork is slightly pink in center (145F).
  7. Serve pork with quinoa; top with pear mixture. Garnish with additional green onion, if desired.

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