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Pork Tenderloin with Red and Green Pesto Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Walter Clark
Added: Friday, June 20, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 whole pork tenderloins, about 1 lb.
1/4 cup of basil pesto
1/4 cup of sundried tomato pesto
1/4 cup of cr. cheese, room temperature
1/4 cup of seasoned breadcrumbs

Directions:
Directions:
Butterfly pork tenderloin by cutting slit about 1/3 into the pork. Then keep cutting gently, while rolling tenderloin in the opposite direction. At the end you will have about 8x11 piece of pork of equal thickness.Cover pork with plastic wrap and pound until 1/8 inch thick.
Spread 2 tbl. of pesto onto each tenderloin, sprinkle 2 tbl. of breadcrumbs, spread 2 tbl. cream cheese, then spread on 2 tbl. of sundried tomato pesto. Repeat with second tenderloin.
Roll up widthwise, starting from the smallest end and secure with toothpicks.
Turn grill on to medium heat . Add pork and cook about 4/5 minutes per side ( 10 min. ) total. Remove from heat.
Cut pork into 1 inch tick pieces. Serve with orzo and a salad.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4

 

 

 

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