Maple Pork Roast

Pork chops and applesauce get a makeover!  Recipe serves 6.

What you’ll need:

  • 1 pound pork tenderloin
  • 3 teaspoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons whole-grain mustard
  • 2 large sweet potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 2 large Fuji apples, peeled, cored and cut into 1-inch wedges

What you’ll do:

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Coat pork with 1 teaspoon oil; sprinkle with 1 tablespoon on thyme, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  • Coat a rimmed sheet pan with cooking spray.  Place pork on pan and roast for 10 minutes.
  • In a bowl, combine the syrup, vinegar and mustard.
  • In another bowl, toss the sweet potatoes and apples with 1 tablespoon thyme, 2 teaspoons oil, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.  Once pork is removed, spread apples and sweet potatoes around the outside.
  • Coat the pork with 1/2 of the syrup mixture.
  • Roast for 1o to 15 more minutes or until 145 degrees inside.
  • Transfer pork to a plate and cover.
  • Turn the apples and sweet potatoes and continue roasting for 8-10 minutes.
  • Spoon the remaining syrup mixture over the pork, slice and serve with apples and potatoes.

Recipe and image from self.com

So what are you waiting for…Get dinner on the table!

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