Pork w/Creamy Pesto Sauce

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 215.3
  • Total Fat: 8.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 56.2 mg
  • Sodium: 467.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 14.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.0 g
  • Protein: 20.6 g

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Number of Servings: 8


    1 12- to 16-ounce pork tenderloin
    1 teaspoon olive oil
    1 1/2 teaspoons fines herbes or dried basil, crushed
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1 tablespoon butter
    4 teaspoons all-purpose flour
    1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
    1 cup fat-free milk
    2 tablespoons purchased pesto

    Servings Suggestions- Calories are based on Pasta!!
    Hot cooked pasta (optional)
    Wilted spinach* (optional)


May use loin or loin chops w/ fat & bone removed from pork. Brush pork with olive oil. Sprinkle pork with fines herbes and salt; rub in with your fingers.

Prepare grill for indirect grilling. Test for medium-high heat above drip pan. Place pork on grill rack over drip pan. Cover and grill for 30 to 35 minutes or until pork juices run clear (155°F). Remove from grill. Cover with foil; let stand for 10 minutes. The temperature of the pork will rise 5°F during standing.

3. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour and white pepper. Add milk all at once. Cook and stir until slightly thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 1 minute more. Remove from heat. Stir in pesto.

4. To serve, slice pork. If desired, serve over hot cooked pasta tossed with spinach. Spoon sauce over pork.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SHELLPRO.

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