Archives: pork tenderloin

Hoisin Pork with Napa Cabbage

January 7, 2012 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: Asian, Main Dish, Pork, Quick Cooking, Recipes.

Stir-fries are a great weeknight meal because they’re usually quick and easy. Plus,  many stir-fry recipes combine protein and veggies so all you have to do is add steamed rice and you’ve got a complete meal. This particular recipe features super tender pork tenderloin and napa cabbage (aka Chinese cabbage) in a flavorful hoisin sauce. Yum! As • Read More »

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Spicy Green Beans with Pork

August 30, 2011 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: Asian, Main Dish, Quick Cooking, Recipes.

Sure, take-out is great but recipes like this one for Spicy Green Beans with Pork make it a cinch to whip up at home: tender pieces of stir-fried pork and green beans in a tasty Asian-flavored sauce. It’s a perfect weeknight meal! As with any stirfry, it’s important to have all the ingredients prepped, measured out and ready • Read More »

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Herb-Marinated Pork Tenderloins

June 17, 2011 | By andrea | Comments Off on Herb-Marinated Pork Tenderloins | Filed in: Grilling/BBQ, Main Dish, Pork, Recipes.

This recipe for Herb-Marinated Pork Tenderloins is a definite go-to entertaining recipe. It’s easy, delicious and doesn’t break the bank! The marinade gives the pork great herb/citrus flavor (just be sure to let it marinate for at least 3 hours…longer is even better). I grilled the tenderloins instead of searing and roasting them in the • Read More »

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Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Apples and Onions

December 29, 2010 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Main Dish, Pork, Quick Cooking, Recipes.

This recipe for Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Apples and Onions is quick enough for weeknight cooking yet delicious enough for entertaining. When I first told Husband what we were having for dinner, I got a lukewarm response (apples and onions?). But after just one bite, he heartily agreed that it was a great dish. I doubled • Read More »

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Pork Tenderloin with Balsamic-Cranberry Sauce

December 3, 2010 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Christmas, Holidays, Main Dish, Pork, Quick Cooking, Recipes.

I love pork tenderloin because it’s difficult to mess up. This recipe for Pork Tenderloin with Balsamic-Cranberry Sauce is a perfect holiday dish because it’s easy, delicious, festive looking, and can easily be doubled or tripled to feed more people. The slightly sweet, slightly savory balsamic-cranberry sauce is a great compliment to the tender roasted • Read More »

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Backyard Barbecued Pork Tenderloin

October 20, 2010 | By andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in: Grilling/BBQ, Main Dish, Pork, Recipes.

Pork tenderloin, the most tender cut of pork, is great for entertaining because it’s hard to mess up. Marinated and grilled, this recipe produces meat that is tender,  juicy and flavorful. The orange juice/zest, Worcestershire sauce, garlic and barbecue sauce combination creates a unique marinade and tastes nothing like plain ol’ barbecue sauce. I served the pork with • Read More »

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Dry-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin with Fire-Roasted Tomato Sauce

August 20, 2010 | By andrea | 5 Comments | Filed in: Grilling/BBQ, Main Dish, Mexican, Pork, Recipes, Summer.

This Mexi-inspired recipe will please most tastes (sans vegetarians). The lightly seasoned pork has good flavor without being dominated by the rub, which is a combo of paprika, brown sugar, chile powder and allspice. After I put the rub on the pork, I put it back in the fridge for a few hours while I • Read More »

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Spicy Stir-fried Pork with Garlic and Chiles

March 18, 2010 | By andrea | Comments Off on Spicy Stir-fried Pork with Garlic and Chiles | Filed in: Asian, Main Dish, Pork, Quick Cooking, Recipes.

I could eat stir-fries just about every day. It’s a great way to make a quick meal plus there’s a bazillion different ways to make them, which means you never get bored with the same ol’ thing. Here’s a recipe I found recently that features stir-fried strips of pork with thinly sliced sweet red pepper and spicy • Read More »

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Pork and Broccoli Lo Mein

February 2, 2010 | By andrea | 4 Comments | Filed in: Asian, Main Dish, Pasta, Pork, Quick Cooking, Recipes.

This quick and easy Asian-flavored dish is perfect for a weeknight meal. I followed the recipe except for adding some red bell pepper that I needed to use up. The fresh linguine I used worked great, but next time I’ll try the recipe using fresh Chinese noodles. Pork and Broccoli Lo Mein -recipe from America’s Test Kitchen 30 Minute • Read More »

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Stir-Fried Cashew Pork

June 1, 2009 | By andrea | Comments Off on Stir-Fried Cashew Pork | Filed in: Asian, Main Dish, Pork, Quick Cooking, Recipes.

 This quick and easy weeknight meal is better than takeout any day: tender pieces of pork in a gingery, hoisin-based sauce studded with cashews and garnished with fresh cilantro…delicious! I used 50% Less Salt Roasted & Salted Cashew Pieces from Trader Joe’s, which meant I didn’t need to chop any cashews and they were less expensive • Read More »

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