Kate’s Kitchen with Teens: Pork Tenderloins & Mashed Potatoes with Cranberry Sauce
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A simple sauce makes these pork tenderloins and mashed potatoes taste like heaven.
Pork + sauce
What you need:
4-6 thick boneless pork tenderloins
1 tsp of cumin
1 tsp of garlic powder
1 tsp of salt
1 tsp of pepper
⅓ cup of shallots or onion
¾ c pomegranate juice (or cranberry juice)
1 tablespoon of sugar
1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar
Run seasoning on pork. Heat pan with 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Grill pork. When cooked through, remove from pan, set aside and cover in foil to keep warm. In the same pan, grill the onions for 1 minute. Add the vinegar, juice and sugar. Stir for 5 minutes until slightly thickened. Drizzle sauce on top of pork and mashed potatoes. YUM!
MONSTER MASH POTATOES (makes 4 servings)
4 large Idaho potatoes
½ cup 1% low fat milk (+ more if needed to loosen the mixture)
½ stick butter
salt & pepper
Peel and cube potatoes. Place in a pot filled with cold water while chopping to prevent browning. Over medium heat, cook the potatoes until tender (use a fork to determine this). Drain the water, keeping the potatoes in the pot. Add the milk and butter. Whip the potatoes with a hand-held blender or a potato masher until fluffy.