Blueberry Onion Sauced Pork Tenderloin

Menu Part: 
Entree
Cuisine Type: 
American
Serves: 
4

Pork has a natural sweetness that lends itself beautifully to sweet/savory combinations. With caramelized onions, port, vinegar and blueberries in the sauce, this dish is no exception.

Ingredients

1 lb. pork tenderloin
2 tbsp. butter
2 medium onions, sliced
1⁄2 tsp. salt
1⁄4 tsp. ground black pepper
2 tbsp. sugar
1⁄4 cup port wine or sherry
2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
1 cup chopped cherry tomatoes

Steps

1. Preheat broiler. Broil pork, turning occasionally, until cooked through, about 20 min. Remove to platter; keep warm.

2. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, melt butter. Add onion, salt, and pepper; cook until onions are golden, about 10 min. Add sugar, cook until onions are caramelized, 3 min. longer.

3. Add port, vinegar, blueberries, and tomatoes, bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Thinly slice pork and serve with sauce.

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