Part of the reason I haven’t been blogging is that I haven’t really been baking. And y’all know my blog has always been primarily fatty, sugary, sprinkled goodness. Most meals I make aren’t even blogworthy. A piece of meat and a couple different veggies is my go-to these days. I’m only “allowed” to make something carby and/or cheesy once a week (the night before my husband has to ruck) so yeah, food has been pretty boring lately.
I do occasionally sneak in meals like this. Ones that seem healthy at first – until you realize the sauce on top is mainly heavy cream. Whoops. To be fair though, you really only need a little bit of the sauce to get that fantastic Marsala flavor.
Marsala is definitely one of my favorite flavors ever and in this, it’s mixed with another of my favorites: dijon mustard. It’s so good! I seriously could have drank it. And pork is always good. It’s inexpensive and a nice change from the usual chicken.
One year ago:Â Butter Pecan Ice Cream
Two years ago: New York Style Coffee Cake
Three years ago: Stewed Chicken with Tomatoes, Cinnamon, and Preserved Lemons
Four years ago: Baked Brie
adapted from AllRecipes
- Preheat oven to 350F. Spray a baking dish with oil.
- Rub the pork tenderloin with 2 tablespoons of dijon mustard.
- Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium-high heat. Brown the pork tenderloin on all sides and then transfer to the prepared baking dish.
- Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes. Turn and continue cooking for another 20 minutes or until done.
- A few minutes before the pork is done, melt the butter over medium heat. Cook the shallots in the butter until soft. Stir in the Marsala, 1 tablespoon dijon mustard, and heavy cream. Bring to a simmer and cook until the liquid is reduced by about half.
- Slice pork and serve with the sauce.