Pork Tenderloin with Pears & Shallots
A simple, healthful, sweet and savory dish that everyone will love.
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme plus fresh thyme sprigs for garnish (optional)
- 1 pork tenderloin
- 3 large shallots, each cut into 6 wedges through stem end, peeled
- 3 unpeeled small Bosc or Anjou pears, quartered, cored
- Salt & Pepper to taste
- Preheat oven to 475°F. Mix oil, garlic, salt, pepper, and chopped thyme in small bowl. Rub mixture over pork, shallots, and pears. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add pork and shallots; brown on all sides, turning, about 7 minutes. Transfer shallots to platter. Transfer pork to baking sheet (do not clean skillet). Roast pork until thermometer inserted into center registers 145°F, about 10 minutes.
- Meanwhile, add pears to same skillet and cook over medium-high heat until brown on cut side, turning once or twice, about 4 minutes. Transfer pears to platter.
- Slice pork; arrange on platter. Surround with pears and shallots. Drizzle sauce over pork. Garnish with thyme sprigs.
- Not Included in Large Kitchen Box: Olive OIl, Salt, Pepper
- Serving Size: 4