Tender, juicy pork scaloppini made from pork tenderloin cook in minutes. Balsamic vinegar adds a tangy and sweet flavor while pine nuts add a crunchy texture. Sweet potatoes cooked with zucchini to complete this tasty meal that won’t break the calorie bank.
This meal is from Linda’s latest book, The Portion Plan: How to Eat the Foods You Love and Still Lose Weight.
Please note: The nutritional analysis below is for the entire meal, entrée and side
ENTREE: BALSAMIC PORK SCALOPPINI
12 ounces pork tenderloin cut into 2-inch slices
Olive oil spray
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons pine nuts
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons chopped parsley(optional)
Removefat from pork tenderloin. Flatten the slices to about 1/4-inch thick. Heat anon-stick skillet and spray with olive oil spray. Saute pork 2 minutes per side. Remove and add balsamic vinegar and pine nuts to the skillet. Reduce liquid by half,about 1 minute. Sprinkle pork with salt and pepper to taste and spoon sauce on top. (Optional) Sprinkle parsley over sauce.
SIDE DISH: ZUCCHINI SWEET POTATOES
10 ounces sweet potato
1 pound zucchini
2 teaspoons olive oil
salt and freshly ground black pepper
Wash and oeel the sweet potatoes and cut into 1-inch piecew. Place in saucepan of cold water, cover, bring to a boil, and cook for 5 minutes. Cut the zucchini into 1/2-inch slices and add them to the potatoes. boil, uncovered, for 5 minutes, then drain teh vegetables and toss with the olive oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve. Makes 2 servings.
Here are the ingredients you'll need for tonight's Dinner in Minutes:
|Makes 2 servings.
|The nutrition analysis is for the whole meal.|
Linda Gassenheimer is the author of sixteen cookbooks including her newest, The Portion Plan: How to Eat the Foods You Love and Still Lose Weight and Good-Carb Meals in Minutes. Visit Linda on her web page at www.miamiherald.com or send her an email.
Copyright © 2010 Dinner In Minutes. All Rights Reserved.