Pork Tenderloin Medallions

Pork Tenderloin Medallions – easy and healthy dinner
Pork Tenderloin Medallions

Simplicity is my favorite word. The best things in our life are simple. Like these easy Pork Tenderloin Medallions. So good meal on the weeknight dinner table with minimum effort. I just love everything in this recipe: from very few simple ingredients to the beautifully tender and juicy pork in my mouth. Really juicy pork!

Pork Tenderloin Medallions Recipe

This recipe is one of those I love cooking when I’m short on time. Easy to make Pork Tenderloin Medallions are so delicious quick dinner. The medallions are pan-fried and finished to perfection in the oven turn out really tender with the light flavor of rosemary and lemon.

This is the perfect pork recipe to enjoy your weight loss diet or healthy eating. Pork tenderloin is low in fat, high in good quality of protein, and no carbs.

What to Serve Pork Tenderloin Medallions with

These easy Pork Tenderloin Medallions is a great main dish to serve with almost everything you like. They wonderfully pair with fresh salads, this Zucchini and Tomato Casserole or Easy Roasted Asparagus for light and healthy dinner.

Also, for warm and hearty meal try serving the pork medallions with this Healthy Zucchini Rice Casserole or Broccoli Onion Casserole. And my favorite side dish for them is this Roasted Sweet Potato with Parmesan. Yum!

Serving: Prep time:  Cook Time: Total Time:
for 4-6 5 min 15 min 20 min

Ingredients for Pork Medallions

  • 2 pork tenderloins
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil for browning the meat
  • ½ tsp. dry rosemary (you can also use fresh rosemary)
  • 1 small lemon, sliced
  • salt, pepper, to taste
  • Pork Tenderloin Medallions – easy and healthy dinner
    Pork Tenderloin Medallions

How to Make Pork Tenderloin Medallions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400˚F.
  2. Wash the tenderloins with cold running water. Pat them dry on paper towels.
  3. Cut the tenderloins into 2-inch-thick pieces. Season with salt and pepper on all sides.

    Pork Tenderloin Medallions – easy and healthy dinner
    Pork Tenderloin Medallions
  4. Heat the oil in a large skillet (cast iron or stainless steel skillet will work) over medium-high heat.
  5. Add the pork medallions and cook, turning once, until browned, about 2 min. on each side.

    Pork Tenderloin Medallions – easy and healthy dinner
    Pork Tenderloin Medallions
  6. Transfer the pork to a medium baking dish. Sprinkle with rosemary and garnish with the lemon slices.

    Pork Tenderloin Medallions – easy and healthy dinner
    Pork Tenderloin Medallions
  7. Bake for about 10 minutes or until the pork reaches an internal temperature of 150°F.

    Pork Tenderloin Medallions – easy and healthy dinner
    Pork Tenderloin Medallions
  8. Serve warm and enjoy!

    Pork Tenderloin Medallions – easy and healthy dinner
    Pork Tenderloin Medallions

How Many Calories in Pork Tenderloin Medallions

Calories (per 100 g): 188 cal Calories (per 1 serve: 120 g): 225 cal
Fat: 6.4 g Fat: 7.7 g
Carbohydrates: 0.0 g Carbohydrates: 0.0 g
Protein: 30.3 g Protein: 36.4 g

Easy Pork Tenderloin Medallions

This recipe is one of those I love cooking when I’m short on time. Easy to make Pork Tenderloin Medallions are so delicious quick dinner. The medallions are pan-fried and finished to perfection in the oven turn out really tender with the light flavor of rosemary and lemon.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Calories: 225kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 pork tenderloins
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil for browning the meat
  • ½ tsp. dry rosemary you can also use fresh rosemary
  • 1 small lemon sliced
  • salt pepper, to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400˚F.
  • Wash the tenderloins with cold running water. Pat them dry on paper towels.
  • Cut the tenderloins into 2-inch-thick pieces. Season with salt and pepper on all sides.
  • Heat the oil in a large skillet (cast iron or stainless steel skillet will worover medium-high heat.
  • Add the pork medallions and cook, turning once, until browned, about 2 min. on each side.
  • Transfer the pork to a medium baking dish. Sprinkle with rosemary and garnish with the lemon slices.
  • Bake for about 10 minutes or until the pork reaches an internal temperature of 150°F.
  • Serve warm and enjoy!

Notes

How Many Calories in Pork Tenderloin Medallions:
Calories (per 100 g): 188 cal Calories (per 1 serve: 120g): 225 cal
Fat: 6.4 g Fat: 7.7 g
Carbohydrates: 0.0 g Carbohydrates: 0.0 g
Protein: 30.3 g Protein: 36.4 g

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