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Pork Tenderloin With Carolina Apple Compote

Prep time 6 mins
Bake time 18 mins
Stand time 15 mins
Yield Makes 8 servings


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

How to Make It

  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.