Pork Tenderloin With Jewelled Quinoa Pilaf

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by CountryMama

My mom found this recipe somewhere and sent it to me. It's absolutely delicious, and beautiful enough for company.

Top Review by tajlsnider

We didn't like this at all. The quinoa mixture sounded good, but it was not appealing to look at and was pretty bland. My husband wouldn't even eat the pork tenderloin and he loves meat.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Season pork with 1/2 tsp lemon pepper and 1/2 tsp salt. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Brown pork on all sides for 4 minutes or until golden. Remove and set aside.
  2. In the same skillet, reduce heat to medium and saute the onion and apple 5 minutes, or until tender.
  3. Add quinoa, stirring 1 minute to toast.
  4. Add broth, carrots, cranberries, and remaining salt and pepper. Mix well.
  5. Place pork over top and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to medium low, and simmer 15 minutes until pork is ready, quinoa is tender, and liquid is almost absorbed.
  6. Remove pork to rest, and let quinoa sit for 2 minutes.
  7. Stir walnuts and feta cheese into quinoa mixture. Thinly slice pork and serve.

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