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Pork Medaillons With Pear Sauce

Yield 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 (4-ounce) boneless center-cut pork loin chops (1/2 inch thick)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon margarine or butter
  • 2 firm, ripe pears
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 cup apple juice

Nutrition Information

  • calories 279
  • caloriesfromfat 31 %
  • fat 9.5 g
  • satfat 3 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 25.4 g
  • carbohydrate 23.1 g
  • fiber 2.7 g
  • cholesterol 71 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 234 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Sprinkle both sides of pork with pepper and salt. Melt margarine in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add pork; cook 3 minutes on each side or until browned. Remove from skillet; set aside.

  2. While pork cooks, core pears, and cut into 1/2-inch slices. Add pear slices to skillet; sprinkle with sugar and rosemary. Cook over medium-low heat 3 minutes, stirring often.

  3. Pour apple juice into skillet; return pork to skillet. Simmer 6 to 8 minutes or until pork is done.

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