A pork tenderloin is baked with sweet potatoes, onions and apples for a dinner that's quick enough for weeknights but special enough for guests.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine




Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Sprinkle meat with salt and pepper. In a 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high. Add meat; cook 5 minutes or until browned on all sides. Transfer to a plate.

  • Add sweet potatoes to skillet. Cook over medium 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add onions and garlic; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until onions are tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in cider and vinegar. Return meat and any juices to skillet. Add the remaining ingredients.

  • Transfer skillet to oven. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until a thermometer inserted in center of meat registers 145 degrees F, turning and basting meat occasionally. Remove and discard thyme and bay leaves.

  • Transfer meat to a cutting board. Cover with foil and let stand 5 minutes. Cut meat into 1/4-inch slices. Serve with potato mixture and, if desired, top with additional thyme.

Nutrition Facts

3 1/2 ounces meat + 1 1/4 cups potato mixture
342 calories; protein 26.9g; carbohydrates 44.2g; dietary fiber 7.2g; sugars 17.8g; fat 5.8g; saturated fat 1g; cholesterol 73.4mg; vitamin a iu 16183.2IU; vitamin c 9.4mg; folate 30.3mcg; calcium 67.1mg; iron 2.2mg; magnesium 65.2mg; potassium 998.4mg; sodium 257.1mg.

3 lean protein, 1 1/2 starch, 1 1/2 vegetable, 1/2 fruit