Pork Tenderloin with Caramelized Apples

Pork tenderloin with Caramelized Apples
Serves 4

600 grams of pork tenderloin
600 gram of small red potatoes
2 tablespoons of olive oil
1 +1 tablespoons of soft or liquid margarine or vegetable oil
150 grams of bacon
1 small yellow onion
2 apples
Fresh thyme
Salt & pepper

Roasted potatoes:

  • Preheat oven to 225 degrees C (430F)
  • Wash and brush potatoes free from dirt
  • Cut the potatoes into halves
  • Add them to a roasting pan. Pour olive oil over and mix to cover all sides of potatoes.
  • Sprinkle seasalt over and add some springs of fresh thyme
  • Roast in oven until soft, approximately 30-40 min

Pork tenderloin:

  • Trim the pork tenderloin and salt and pepper all sides of the tenderloin
  • Heat up 1 tablespoon of margarine in a skillet and brown the pork tenderloin on all sides.
  • Place pork tenderloin in an oven-proof dish, lightly greased. Insert a meat thermometer in the thickest part of the meat.
  • Place the pork tenderloin in the oven and roast in the oven until the meat is 65 degrees C (150F), takes about 15-25 minutes.
  • Remove and let rest 5 minutes before cutting it up into 2 cm thick slices.

Caramelized Apples:

  • Cut bacon in smaller pieces and fry it crispy in a frying pan or in the microwave.
  • Tip: To best get crispy bacon in a skillet; place bacon in a dry cold frying pan and allow the bacon to heat up with the pan.
  • Let bacon drain on folded paper towels to remove excess fat.
  • Dived onion in two, peel and slice it.
  • Split the apples in halves and take the cores out, and slices them.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of margarine in a skillet. Add onion and apple slices
  • Fry, stirring occasionally for 7-10 minutes until onions and apples are tender and caramelized.
  • Remove from the heat and stir in the crispy bacon.

Arrange pork slices on a serving platter, add caramelized apples & onions around meat. Garnish with fresh thyme. Serve with roasted small potatoes.

Enjoy your meal!

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