Pork Tenderloin with Pumpkin Seed Pesto | Schnucks

Pork Tenderloin with Pumpkin Seed Pesto

Dinner, Flavors Of Fall, Pork

Enjoy a taste of Fall with this Pork Tenderloin with Pumpkin Seed Pesto.

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Enjoy a taste of Fall with this Pork Tenderloin with Pumpkin Seed Pesto.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb. pork tenderloin
  • 3/4 tsp. salt, divided
  • 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 3 tsp. Pompeian extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1/4 onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds, roasted, salted and shelled
  • 1 garlic clove, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. Schnucks ground cumin
  • 3 tbsp. fresh cilantro leaves

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Sprinkle pork with 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat. Add pork to skillet; cook 4-5 minutes, turning frequently to brown all sides.
  2. Place skillet with pork in oven; roast 15-17 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 145°F. Transfer pork to cutting board; loosely cover with aluminum foil. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing.
  3. Meanwhile, in food processor with knife blade attached, purée onion, pumpkin seeds, garlic, cumin, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and 2 teaspoons oil. Add cilantro; pulse until coarsely chopped.
  4. Slice pork into 1" thick slices and serve with pesto.

Nutrition Facts

227 CALORIES Per Serving

FAT: 10G

SATURATED FAT: 2G

CHOLESTEROL: 88MG

SODIUM: 509MG

CARBOHYDRATES: 2G

FIBER: 1G

SUGAR: 0G

PROTEIN: 31G

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