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Recipe for Apple Picking Braised Pork Tenderloin by Dawn's Recipes

We’ve outlined all the ingredients and directions for you to make the perfect Apple Picking Braised Pork Tenderloin. This dish qualifies as a Easy level recipe. It should take you about 1 hr 10 min to make this recipe. The Apple Picking Braised Pork Tenderloin recipe should make enough food for 4 servings.

You can add your own personal twist to this Apple Picking Braised Pork Tenderloin recipe, depending on your culture or family tradition. Don’t be scared to add other ingredients once you’ve gotten comfortable with the recipe! Please see below for a list of potential cookware items that might be necessary for this Apple Picking Braised Pork Tenderloin recipe.

Ingredients for Apple Picking Braised Pork Tenderloin

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pork tenderloin, trimmed (about 1 1/2-pounds)
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 large red onion, chopped (about 2 cups)
  • 3 cloves garlic, grated
  • 1 cup pearled farro
  • 1 1/4 cups unsweetened apple cider
  • 1 1/4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon grainy Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon regular Dijon mustard
  • 3 sprigs thyme
  • 1 Honeycrisp or Pink Lady apple, cored and sliced into 1/4-inch-thick wedges
  • 1/2 small head escarole, roughly chopped (about 4 cups)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Directions for Apple Picking Braised Pork Tenderloin

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil in a large braiser or Dutch oven over high heat. Pat the pork dry with paper towels and season all over with 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Add to the pot and sear until golden brown on all sides, about 6 minutes. Remove to a plate.
  3. Reduce the heat to medium-high heat and add the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil and the red onion to the pot. Cook, stirring frequently, until translucent, about 3 minutes. Add the garlic, 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir in the farro and toast for 1 minute. Add the apple cider and scrape up the brown bits from the bottom of the pot with a wooden spoon. Add the chicken broth, grainy and regular Dijon and the thyme and bring to a strong simmer, about 2 minutes.
  4. Return the pork to the pot along with any residual juices. Braise in the oven until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the thickest part reaches 145 degrees F, 15 to 20 minutes. Remove the pork to a cutting board, tent loosely with aluminum foil and allow to rest.
  5. Stir the apple into the farro mixture. Bake until most of the liquid evaporates and the farro and apples are just tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
  6. Remove the thyme sprigs from the farro and stir in the escarole to wilt. Slice the pork into 1/2-inch-thick medallions. Serve the sliced pork over the farro and apples, topped with the parsley.

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  • Cooking pots
  • Frying pan
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  • Colander
  • Skillet
  • Knives
  • Cutting board
  • Grater
  • Saucepan
  • Stockpot
  • Spatula
  • Tongs
  • Measuring cups
  • Wooden Spoon

Categories in this Recipe

  • Pork Tenderloin
  • Apple Recipes
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Chef Dawn
Chef Dawn

Chef Dawn lives and breathes food, always seeking new ingredients to whip up super simple recipes that are big on bold flavor. Being half French, she tends to treat food as a source of pleasure rather than just fuel for our bodies.

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