Pork Tenderloin with Pepper Jelly and Gorgonzola

Pork Tenderloin with Pepper Jelly and Gorgonzola

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"This is a recipe I acquired years ago and modified to suit my family's taste. It is simpler to make than it sounds; great for company. An absolute favorite of our family!"

Ingredients

1 h 10 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 518 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 518 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 18.4 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs:
  • 43.8g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 32.7 g
  • 65%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 102 mg
  • 34%
  • Sodium:
  • 1076 mg
  • 43%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Sprinkle pork tenderloins with garlic salt and pepper. Allow to stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  3. Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in garlic, shallots, and red pepper; cook and stir until the onions have softened and turned translucent, about 10 minutes. Add chicken stock, brandy, thyme, and rosemary. Increase heat to medium-high, and simmer until the sauce has reduced by 1/3, about 5 minutes. Remove the thyme and rosemary sprigs, and stir in the hot pepper jelly until melted; set aside.
  4. Meanwhile, heat remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a skillet over high heat until it just begins to smoke. Add pork, and cook until golden brown on all sides, about 5 minutes. Remove pork and place into a roasting pan.
  5. Roast pork in preheated oven until a thermometer inserted into the center registers 145 degrees F (63 degrees C), about 10 minutes. Once done, place pork onto a plate and cover with foil; allow to rest for 5 minutes.
  6. To serve, remove peppers and onions from the sauce, and spread out onto a serving platter. Slice pork diagonally into 1-inch slices and arrange over the peppers. Pour 1/2 cup of the brandy sauce over the pork, and sprinkle with 3/4 cup of Gorgonzola cheese. Serve remaining sauce and cheese in separate serving dishes on the side.
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I've been walking around the house for 2 weeks now saying to my husband "I know I made the most wonderful pork tenderloin recipe recently but I can't find it!". I was sure it came from this site...

Instead of brandy I used twice as much chicken stock... even my sister who doesn't eat pork LOVED it! Next time I'm going to try feta instead of gorgonzola cheese for a little different flavor.

I made this recipe a while ago and couldn't find my written copy and FINALLY was able to find it here. GREAT GREAT GREAT! I don't understand the comments about oily and bland. Only 4 Tbls of ...