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Brandy Pear Pork Tenderloins

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  Pork tenderloins 1 3⁄4 Pound (2 Pieces, 3/4 Pound Each)
  Brandy 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped fresh pears 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Chopped almonds 2 Tablespoon, toasted
  Raisins 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Cider vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped crystallized ginger 2 Teaspoon
  Vegetable cooking spray 3

Trim fat from pork.
Cut pork lengthwise to within 1/2 inch of outer edge of each tenderloin, leaving 1 long side connected; flip cut piece over to enlarge tenderloin.
Place in a shallow dish; pour brandy over tenderloins, and turn to coat.
Cover tenderloins, and marinate in refrigerator at least 2 hours, turning occasionally.
Remove tenderloins from marinade.
Place marinade in a small saucepan; bring to a boil.
Reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes.
Combine chopped pear and next 4 ingredients; stir well.
Spread half of mixture in center of each tenderloin to within 1/2 inch of sides.
Bring sides of meat together and secure at 2-inch intervals with string.
Place tenderloins on a rack in a roasting pan coated with cooking spray.
Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 45 to 50 minutes or until meat thermometer registers 160°, basting frequently with marinade.
Let stand 10 minutes; slice into 18 slices, and arrange on a large serving platter.
Garnish with fresh pear slices, if desired.

Recipe Summary

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1629 Calories from Fat 431

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 47 g72.7%

Saturated Fat 11 g55.2%

Trans Fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 516 mg172%

Sodium 427.2 mg17.8%

Total Carbohydrates 55 g18.2%

Dietary Fiber 7.8 g31.3%

Sugars 37.1 g

Protein 171 g341.8%

Vitamin A 0.7% Vitamin C 15%

Calcium 17.2% Iron 63.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Brandy Pear Pork Tenderloins Recipe