Figgy Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Missy Neville Crawford

Onion rolls usually come eight to a pack. Take four with you, and freeze the rest at home for another use. Fire up the broiler to toast the bread and warm the pork, if you like.


Serves 4

Total time: 38 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Hands-on: 28 Minutes
Total: 38 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 382
Fat 16.6 g
Satfat 5.8 g
Monofat 4.2 g
Polyfat 2.2 g
Protein 26 g
Carbohydrate 33 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 77 mg
Iron 3 mg
Sodium 522 mg
Calcium 191 mg


2 cups torn lettuce leaves
2 tablespoons mascarpone cheese
4 onion rolls, halved and toasted
4 teaspoons prepared or homemade basil pesto
4 fresh figs, stemmed and sliced


1. Combine lettuce and vinaigrette; toss.

2. Spread 1 1/2 teaspoons mascarpone evenly over bottom half of each roll. Spread 1 teaspoon pesto over top half of each roll. Divide sliced pork evenly among bottom halves of rolls. Top with lettuce mixture, figs, and top halves of rolls.