Pork Tenderloin With Carolina Apple Compote

Southern Living
Makes 8 servings


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3 tablespoons butter
3 (1-lb.) pork tenderloins
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
3/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
Garnish: fresh thyme sprigs


Prep: 6 Minutes
Bake: 18 Minutes
Stand: 15 Minutes

1. Preheat oven to 500°.

2. Melt butter in large skillet over medium-high heat; add pork, and cook 3 minutes on each side or until browned.

3. Sprinkle salt and pepper over pork. Place tenderloins on a lightly greased wire rack in a 15- x 10-inch jelly-roll pan.

4. Bake at 500° for 18 minutes or until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion registers 150° (medium-rare). Cover tenderloins loosely with aluminum foil, and let stand 15 minutes before serving. Serve with Carolina Apple Compote. Garnish, if desired.

Created date

November 2008