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Pork Scaloppine with Mustard Pan Sauce and Baby Carrots

Photo: Brian Woodcock; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 3 ounces pork, about 2 tablespoons sauce, and about 6 carrot halves)
Pork Scaloppine with Mustard Pan Sauce and Baby Carrots delivers a flavorful, all-in-one meal in under an hour.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound baby carrots, halved lengthwise
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • 1 (1-pound) pork tenderloin, trimmed, cut crosswise into 12 pieces, and pounded to 1/4-inch thickness
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil, divided
  • 1/4 cup minced shallots
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic
  • 1/2 cup unsalted chicken stock (such as Swanson)
  • 2 tablespoons whole-grain Dijon mustard
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

Nutrition Information

  • calories 261
  • fat 10.9 g
  • satfat 2.4 g
  • monofat 6 g
  • polyfat 1.9 g
  • protein 25.8 g
  • carbohydrate 13.9 g
  • fiber 3.8 g
  • cholesterol 78 mg
  • iron 2.4 mg
  • sodium 651 mg
  • calcium 64 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 450°.

  2. Combine carrots and olive oil on a jelly-roll pan; toss to coat. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Bake at 450° for 20 minutes or until tender, stirring after 10 minutes.

  3. Sprinkle pork evenly with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 teaspoon canola oil; swirl to coat. Add 6 cutlets; cook 2 minutes on each side or until done. Remove from pan; keep warm. Repeat procedure with 1 teaspoon canola oil and remaining pork.

  4. Return skillet to medium-high heat. Add remaining 1 teaspoon canola oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add shallots and garlic to pan; cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add stock and mustard; cook 1 minute, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Stir in sour cream; cook 1 minute. Serve pork with sauce and carrots. Sprinkle with parsley.

Cook's Notes

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