Pork Loin with Black Walnut & Mustard Sauce

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Oct. 04, 2010

The rich, robust taste of wild American Black Walnuts perfectly complements the hearty flavors of savory pork loin, creamy mustard sauce, and notes of apple cider, lemon, and herbs. Try making this recipe a new tradition for the holidays or family gatherings.


Pork loin chops 4
Flour 2 Tablespoon
Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
Vidalia onions 2
Garlic cloves 2
Black walnuts 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (Hammonds)
Cider 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Beef broth/Chicken broth 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Salt & pepper To Taste
Brown sugar 1 Pinch
Bay leaves 2
Thyme 50 Gram
Lemon rind 2
Heavy cream 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Mustard 3 Tablespoon



1. Trim excess fat from pork loin.


2. Season the flour with salt and pepper and coat the chops.

3. Heat half of olive oil in sauté pan. Brown the chops on both sides; transfer to ovenproof dish.

4. Add remaining oil to pan. Add onions and cook over low heat until they soften and begin to brown.

5. Add garlic and Black Walnuts; cook additional 2 minutes.

6. Stir in any left over flour, then gradually stir in cider and broth. Season well.


7. Serve this with steamed rice for a hearty meal.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ready In: 40 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 787Calories from Fat 382

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 44 g67.7%

Saturated Fat 12 g60%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 310 mg12.92%

Total Carbohydrates 66 g22%

Dietary Fiber 11 g44%

Sugars 26 g

Protein 38 g76%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet