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Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Apples and Onions

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Ready in just over 30 minutes, our pork tenderloin is a mouthwatering and elegant option that will switch up your regular dinner routine.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Yield: 4 servings


  • 600 g / 1 1/2 lbs pork tenderloin, trimmed
  • 56 g / 4 tbsp Mirage margarine
  • 3 g / 1 tbsp fresh rosemary, finely chopped
  • 20 g / 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 g / 1/4 tsp fine sea salt
  • 1 g /1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 medium red onion, sliced
  • 1 large apple, sliced (firm, tart apples such as granny smith or gala work well)
  • 14 g / 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 15 ml / 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 60 ml / 1/4 cup water


  1. Preheat oven to 375℉ (190℃).
  2. In a small bowl, melt 1 tablespoon (14 grams) of Mirage margarine. Stir in the rosemary, mustard, salt and pepper, and rub mixture over pork tenderloin.
  3. margarine, mustard, rosemary marinade

  4. Place 1 tablespoon (14 grams) of Mirage margarine in an ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. When pan is hot, sear tenderloin for about 3 minutes on each side (the tenderloin may need to be cut in half if it is too long to fit in the skillet).
  5. searing pork tenderloin

  6. Place skillet in oven and roast until the internal temperature of the pork reaches 145℉ (63℃) on a thermometer inserted into the thickest part, for about 10 – 12 minutes. Cover tenderloin with foil and set aside to rest.
  7. Meanwhile, in a separate skillet melt 2 tablespoons (28 grams) Mirage margarine. Add sliced onions and sautée for 3 minutes. Add apples and cook for 5 minutes more. Stir in brown sugar, vinegar, water, and any drippings from the pork skillet. Cook for another 2 minutes and season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  8. sliced red onions
    onions with potatoes in frying pan
    cooked potatoes with onions

  9. Slice pork into 1/2-inch (1.3 centimetres) medallions and serve on a platter over the apples and onions.

Chef Notes

  • Other fresh or dried fruits can easily be substituted for the apples – pears, plums, or even dried apricots would work well. If using dried fruit increase water to 1/2 cup.

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