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Pork Tenderloin with Ginger Gravy

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This quickly braised tenderloin is dressed up considerably with a spicy, herb-y pan sauce. Complete the meal with mashed potatoes, buttered peas and sliced orange and red onion salad.


  • 1 pork tenderloin (about 12 ounces)
  • 5 teaspoons butter
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup green onion (sliced)
  • 2 tablespoons celery (chopped)
  • 1 clove garlic (crushed)
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon rubbed sage
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    1. In large skillet melt 2 teaspoons butter over medium high heat; brown tenderloin on all sides. Add water; cover and cook over low heat for 15-20 minutes until internal temperature on a thermometer reads 145 degrees F. Remove pork from skillet; allow to rest for 5 minutes and keep warm. Drain drippings into a 1-cup measure, set aside.
    2. In skillet melt 1 tablespoon butter; add green onion, celery and garlic, cook and stir until tender, about 4 minutes. Stir cornstarch, ginger, pepper, thyme and sage into reserved drippings; blend well. Push vegetables to side of skillet, add cornstarch mixture, cook over medium-high heat until thickened and bubbly. Slice pork and serve with gravy.
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